Seeing the world in Greek

How can I best learn new vocabulary items? What aids are there and what pitfalls should be avoided? How does a beginner learn to use a lexicon?
Stephen Hughes
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 27th, 2015, 5:09 am

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  1. πρόσφατα
  2. ἄντλημα, ἀγγεῖον, φάτνη
  3. σοβῶν περιπατεῖ
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 27th, 2015, 5:24 am

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  1. τρία μεγάλα δένδρα
  2. ἄστρωτος (opp. ἑστρωμένη)
  3. ἁψὶς πολύχρωμος (ἡ -ῖδος)
  4. κατέναντι τῆς κομῆς
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 28th, 2015, 11:59 am

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  1. πυρρόν τὸ πρόσωπον αὐτῆς
  2. ὁμοιάζω τῷ στύλῳ τοῦ πυρὸς (στῦλος)
  3. πυρράζει ὁ οὐρανός
  4. αὐγή
  5. πάμφλεκτον
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 28th, 2015, 2:43 pm

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  1. παρὰ τὴν λιμνὴν πνεῖ ὁ ἄνεμος
  2. στρέφει τὸ βακτήριον ὥστε τὸ φῶς κυκλεῖ
  3. διαφυλάσσει τὰ ἐν μέσῳ τῶν τειχέων
  4. τί νέον;
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 30th, 2015, 8:53 am

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  1. λωτός
  2. μικρὰ καλλωπιστικὰ ἄνθη
  3. ῥήξαντα κύματα ταράσσουσιν τὴν θάλασσαν
  4. ἔνδειξις - τὸ τὸ τό
  5. μόνος
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 30th, 2015, 10:00 am

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Τὸ ἡλικὸν σύστημα - ὁ ἥλιος σὺν τοῖς πλανήταις τοῖς περὶ αὐτοῦ περιστεφομένοις (κατὰ τὸ σημερινὸν ἡλιοκεντρικὸν σύστημα) / τοῖς δορυφοροῦσιν (κατὰ τὸ παλαιότερον γεωκεντρικὸν σύστημα)
  1. Ἑρμής
  2. Ἁφροδίτη
  3. Γῆ
  4. Ἄρης
  5. Ζώνη τῶν Ἀστεροειδῶν
  6. Ζεύς
  7. Κρόνος
  8. Οὐρανός
  9. Ποσειδῶν
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 30th, 2015, 11:13 am

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  1. ὁδός
  2. ἄγαλμα δράκοντος
  3. τροχὸς ὁ διαθησάμενος / διατιθῶν πολλὰ πτερύγια
  4. ἀναφέρουσιν τὸ ὕδωρ. κατὰ τὸ εἶδος τῶν πτερύγων
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 30th, 2015, 11:29 am

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  1. ὁ μικρὸς Σὰμ ὑπὸ τοῦ ἐν τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳ βιβλιοπωλείου
  2. τὸ παχνιάζειν. βλέψον τὴν ἀποκαυμένην πτερίν. τήκει
  3. φαύλως φυλάσσει ὁ κόκκινος
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 31st, 2015, 8:34 am

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  1. ἀσωτία
  2. συλλαβεῖν
  3. ἀνακρίνειν
  4. τίνα ἔχουσιν κατηγορίαν κατ’ αὐτοῦ;
  5. ἀνακαίνωσις
  6. ἀπέρχονται οἱ δεσμῶται εἰς κόλασιν ὀλιγοχρονίαν
[These are pictures I have found online using a google "labeled for re-use" image search]
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Re: Seeing the world in Greek

Post by Stephen Hughes » August 31st, 2015, 1:37 pm

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  1. [The "hieroglyphs" are not written by some one who knows the language.]
  2. ἀσιτία
[These are pictures I have found online using a google "labeled for re-use" image search]
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