Re: Two accents in one word??

Carlton Winbery (
Mon, 6 Jan 1997 17:33:08 +0400

Jim Beale wrote;
>Both the 3rd edition and the 4th ed. of the UBS GNT has the form
>PNEU/MATI/ in Romans 1:9. This couldn't possibly be correct, could
Jim, the rule of accent is that if a word with an acute on the antepenult
(third from last syllable) or a circumflex on the penult (second from
last), it receives a second accent (acute) on the ultima (last syllable).

Carlton L. Winbery
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