Chapter 15: The Greek Language

§102. Exercises, Chapter 15

A.WITHOUT USING ANY LATIN SPELLING CONVENTIONS, transliterate EXACTLY from the Greek alphabet to the Roman. Mark long vowels wherever appropriate.

1. ἀγων ______________________________
2. χορος ______________________________
3. σκηνη ______________________________
4. γενεσις ______________________________
5. ἐξοδος ______________________________
6. ψυχη ______________________________
7. κλιμαξ ______________________________
8. κωλον ______________________________
9. θωραξ ______________________________
10. μαθηματικα ______________________________
11. μητροπολις ______________________________
12. φαινομενον ______________________________
13. λαβυρινθος ______________________________
14. χρυσανθεμον ______________________________
15. ζωδιακος ______________________________
16. παθητικος ______________________________
17. ὀλιγαρχια ______________________________
18. ὁριζων ______________________________
19. δυσπεψια ______________________________
20. Σισυφος ______________________________
21. ’Αφροδιτη ______________________________
22. ’Ωκεανος ______________________________
23. Εὐριπιδης ______________________________
24. ‘Ομηρος ______________________________

B. Transliterate from the Roman to the Greek alphabet, marking all breathings:

1. barbaros ______________________________
2. katharsis ______________________________
3. aretē ______________________________
4. mimēsis ______________________________
5. turannos ______________________________
6. moira ______________________________
7. aristeia ______________________________
8. parenthesis ______________________________
9. antithesis ______________________________
10. katastrophē ______________________________
11. rhododendron ______________________________
12. xenophobia ______________________________
13. arakhnophobia ______________________________
14. kharaktēr ______________________________
15. exēgēsis ______________________________
16. orkhēstra ______________________________
17. prōton ______________________________
18. phusikon ______________________________
19. hubris ______________________________
20. Sophoklēs ______________________________
21. Gorgias ______________________________
22. Dēmosthenēs ______________________________
23. Alexandros ______________________________
24. Hellēspontos ______________________________

For Key to Exercises (Greek), see Appendix III.

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