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1

the comparative adjective adds what to the masc noun stem?

-τερος, -τερα, -τερον

2

the superlative adj adds what to the masc noun stem?

-τατος, -τατη, -τατον

3

if the preceding syllable is short, what happens to the letter ο in a comparative or superlative adj? give a Greek eg.

it is lengthened to ω
σοφο- σοφωτερος σοφωτατος

4

how are adverbs formed?

adverbs are formed from adjs by changing the last syllable of the gen sing into -ως

5

how is a comparative adverb formed?

by using the neut acc sing of the comparative adj

6

how is a superlative adverb formed?

by using the neut acc plur of the superlative adj

7

translate 'wise' into Greek

σοφος

8

translate 'wiser' into Greek

σοφωτερος

9

translate 'wisest' into Greek

σοφωτατος

10

translate 'wisely' into Greek

σοφως

11

translate 'more wisely' into Greek

σοφωτερον

12

translate 'most wisely' into Greek

σοφωτατα

13

recite the irregular adj μεγας

μεγας μεγαλη μεγα
μεγαν μεγαλην μεγα
μεγαλου μεγαλης μεγαλου
μεγαλῳ μεγαλῃ μεγαλῳ
μεγαλοι μεγαλαι μεγαλα
μεγαλους μεγαλας μεγαλα
μεγαλων μεγαλων μεγαλων
μεγαλοις μεγαλαις μεγαλοις

14

recite the irregular adj πολυς

πολυς πολλη πολυ
πολυν πολλην πολυ
πολλου πολλης πολλου
πολλῳ πολλῃ πολλῳ
πολλοι πολλαι πολλα
πολλους πολλας πολλα
πολλων πολλων πολλων
πολλοις πολλαις πολλοις

15

how is the neuter πολυ frequently used?

as an adverb

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