UNM GREK 101 - USEFUL CLASSROOM EXPRESSIONS IN ATTIC GREEK (7 pages)

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Grek 101 - Elementary Greek I
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Greek 101 Fall 2009 Brian Lanter T A USEFUL CLASSROOM EXPRESSIONS IN ATTIC GREEK We will use spoken Attic in the classroom extensively for a few days and then as much as we can conveniently use for the rest of the semester We start out with spoken Greek because a you must learn to pronounce it and comprehend it in order to talk about it and to read it out loud b you must have a Greek voice in your head in order to read the written language and c it s fun Unfortunately the amount and complexity of information we must master in order to progress rapidly toward translating Greek soon outstrips by far our ability to communicate that information in Greek But we can still use it for simple phrases Note if you want to look up the ancient Greek equivalent of an English word there is an EnglishAttic dictionary called English Greek Dictionary A Vocabulary of the Attic Language by S C Woodhouse Taylor Francis 1972 list 245 00 There is a copy in the Zimmerman reference section call number PA445 E5 W6 A digitally indexed graphical version is available at http www lib uchicago edu efts Woodhouse a link to which is on the class website under Ancient Greek Online in the sidebar English literal meaning if different xai re greetings farewell singular rejoice xai rete greetings farewell plural rejoice w fi le my friend masculine o friend w fi lh my friend feminine o friend w fi loi my friends collective plural o friends to o1noma name mou my unemphatic e0sti is are with neuter plurals to o1noma mou e0sti my name is ti what sou your unemphatic ti e0sti to o1noma sou what is your name gignw skw I know ou0 not ou0 gignw skw to o1noma sou I don t know your name 9Ellhnikh Greetings and introductions of me of you English literal meaning if different h9 glw tta language tongue h 9Ellhnikh glw tta Greek language h9 dia lektoj dialect h 0Attikh dia lektoj Attic dialect koinh common h9 koinh dia lektoj koine dialect h9 te xnh art skill craft system method to gra mma letter drawing picture



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