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Unformatted text preview: 60 Noun/Adjective Agreement: Nouns Adjectives nfir, ndraew ı eåw, mÛa, §n or dæo (as appropriate) mfithr, mhtraew ² pw, psa, pn d¡ndron, d¡ndrou tae Form Case # Gen. Adjective/s nfir d¡ndron mhtraew d¡ndr˜ mht¡ra mhtrÛ ndraew d¡ndroiw mht¡rew ndra d¡ndra mhtrsi ndr˙n mht¡rvn ndrew d¡ndrou ndrsi 61 Third Declension D. for nouns with irregular stem ending in -r The nouns patfir , mfithr , and yugthr have three visible stems: a strong-vowel stem ending in -thr , a short-vowel stem ending in -ter, and a weak grade (no vowel) ending in -tr (or -tra in dative plural, where -r- between consonants becomes -ra- ). The strong-vowel appears in nom. sing.; the weak grade in gen. sing., dat. sing., and dat. pl; the short-vowel in acc. sing. and all plural cases except dat. Accentuation on these nouns in the nom. and voc. sing. is irregular: the voc. sing. of patfir has recessive accentuation ( pter ), as do the nom. and voc. sing. of mfithr (mfithr , voc. m°ter ) and of yugthr (...
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