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Re: VMs: Phrase

--- Jacques Guy <jguy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 3/11/2003 12:14:46 AM, "Larry Roux" <LRoux@xxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >"episit" is a greek word, from what I can tell.
> No Greek word ends in tau (t). Or beta, or gamma, or
> delta, or...
> A Greek word can only end in a vowel, or in a member
> of a 
> very small subset of the consonants. Sigma is one of
> them, 
> and so are nu and rho, psi, and xi. Tau is not.


To what extent is that true for the various historic
versions of the language?
I suppose that 'globalisation' is doing
its thing with modern Greek by now, which can
hardly fail to have words like 'hit' or

I further have to admit I know of no Greek word
ending in psi.

Best, Rene

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