Sophia says: More about word order

Sophia the donkey

Sophia the donkey

Sophia says: More about word order 

Position of the genitive: a dependent genitive is either placed between the noun on which it depends and the article of that noun (‛ο του Φιλιππου οικος) or the article of the noun on which it depends is repeated before the genitive (‛ο οικος ‛ο του Φιλιππου)

Position of adjectives: an adjective is normally placed between the article and the noun it describes (‛ο σοφος διδασκαλος), but it may also follow the noun if the article is repeated (‛ο διδασκαλος ‛ο σοφος)

Position of prepositional phrases: when a prepositional phrase defines a noun it is normally placed between the noun and its article (‛η επι τους Περσας μαχη) but as with the genitive and adjectives it may follow the noun if the article is repeated (‛η μαχη ‛η επι τους Περσας)

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