Re: why GUNH and not GUNAIC?
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On Thu, 9 Jun 1994, James K. Tauber wrote>
> Why is the nom sing GUNH and not GUNAIC (C=ksi) as suggested by the stem
> GUNAIK in other forms?
This is my first response to the list so excuse me if I am
misunderstanding the complexity of your inquiry...
GUNH is nom. sing. for the stem GUNAIC for the same reason ANHR is the
nom. sing. for the stem ANDR-, they are 3rd Decl. nouns and as such are
irregular by nature. There is no inconsistancy. Most Greek nouns are of
this irregular Declension.