More on the Greeks' incredibly specific words. I found one this morning, ἀέλλοθριξ (aéllothrix), "with hair floating in the wind" (from a Sophokles fragment).

And my newest adjective, βαθυδείελος (bathudeíelos), "steeped in sunshine." I love it. 😁🤓💖☀️

Εἶδον σήμερον ἐν τῷ με περιπάτειν δρυοκολάπτην τινὰ δένδρον κολάπτοντα. 🪶

youtube.com/watch?v=OHldcYlgxE

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Ἐπίρασα λόγους περὶ ὀρνέου τινὸς γράψαι 🦢

Καλὴν ἑσπέραν πάντες! Αὖθις ἦν ἐν τῷ γραφείῳ ἐργαζόμενος σήμερον πράγματα πολλὰ ποιῶν καὶ νῦν τείον 🍵 πίνων εἰς ταινίας βλέπω. Ὑμεῖς γε;

Καλὴν τοῦ Ἡλίου ἡμέραν πάντες! Αὖθις ἦν ἐγὼ περιπάτων τῶν ὀρνέων φωτογραφίας ποιῶν. Ἴδετε! Εὗρον ὄρνεα πολλὰ τοῖς μὲν δένδροις τε καὶ δ’ ἐπὶ τῷ ὕδατι.🦜

Καλὴν ἡμέραν, ὦ φίλοι. Λάμπει σφόδρα ὁ ἥλιος 🌞 σήμερον καὶ οὖν περιεπάτουν ἐγὼ φωτογραφίας ὀρνέων ποιῶν. 🦆🦢

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“The women of the Sauromatoi do not get married unless they kill an enemy man.”

Αἱ τῶν Σαυροματῶν γυναῖκες οὐ πρότερον γαμοῦνται, ἂν μὴ ἄνδρα κτάνωσι πολέμιον.

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“I hate you because you say awful things about me.”

μισῶ σ᾿ ὁτιὴ λέγεις με ταἰσχρά.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/sentantiq/status/1

Καλὴν ἡμέραν πάντες! Νῦν καιρός ἐστιν τοῦτο τὸ βιβλίον περὶ τῆς Ἑλληνικῆς γλώσσης ἀναγνῶναι. 🤓

On a completely unrelated note: I love birds and have begun uploading some random videos I took of birds over the past year or so to YouTube.

I will be able to upload some nicer ones once I get the new lens for my camera later this week. The ones currently on YouTube have been filmed on my phone.

In case you want to check them out: youtube.com/watch?v=J4SPBjaNHk

After three long years I have finally successfully finished my apprenticeship and will now have more time to concentrate on studying Ancient Greek and Hebrew!

RT @KoineQuest@twitter.com

Welcome to the Greek Quest Video Course - all you need to learn Koine Greek. Greek Quest is the ultimate resource for learning Greek. 25 interactive lessons take you step-by-step through the process of learning Biblical Greek. Learn more and ENROLL: tinyurl.com/28kzabmf

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Εἶδον βάτραχον μικρὸν σφόδρα περιπηδῶντα 🐸

Καλὴν τῆς Ἁγίας Δωρεᾶς ἡμέραν πάντες. Τείον χλωρὸν 🍵 πίνων ἔγωγε νῦν αὖθις τὴν Ἑβραίαν γλῶσσαν μανθάνω καὶ δὴ καὶ λόγους τινὰς ἑλληνιστὶ ἀναγιγνώσκω.

Καλὴν ἑσπέραν, ὦ φίλοι! Βιβλίον νέον μὲν περὶ τῆς Ἑλληνικῆς γλώσσης ἠγόρασα καὶ δείξω ὑμῖν τοῦτο ἐν ὀλίγαις ἡμέραις! 📖 Νῦν δ’ αὖθις πειρῶμαι τὴν Ἑβραίαν γλῶσσαν μαθεῖν καὶ ἀναγνῶναι. Τί πράσσετε ὑμεῖς;

Εἶδον χθὲς τὴν σηλὴνην ὄπισθεν τῶν δένδρων κρυπτομένην καὶ λάμουσαν ὁμοῖος πυρί. 🌕🌳

Καλὴν ἑσπέραν πάντες, πῶς ἔχετε; Καλῶς ἔγωγε ἔχω καὶ νῦν τὸ βιβλίον τὸ καλούμενον «Ἀθήναζε» ἀναγιγνώσκω, τοῦτο γὰρ θέλω τελεῖν ἐν ὀλίγαις ἡμέραις. 📖

RT @IoannisIoannou9@twitter.com

🏛️ Ancient Greek tips:

ἆρα ὁ παῖς μῶρός ἐστιν;
Is the boy stupid?

ἆρ’ οὐχ ὁ παῖς μῶρός ἐστιν; 
Isn’t the boy stupid? / Surely the boy is stupid?

ἆρα μὴ ὁ παῖς μῶρός ἐστιν;
The boy isn’t stupid, is he? / Surely the boy isn’t stupid?

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RT @theancientlang@twitter.com

Grammar-translation and related modern language teaching methods don’t work because they’re predicated on a mistake about what is going on when you learn a language. ancientlanguage.com/why-gramma

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