Greek class: Vocabulary for story on p. 77

vocabulary for ‘A Sheepish Mistake”

μεν…….δε……. On the one hand…..on the other hand….
εθελω. Want
φυλαττω. Guard
ουν. Therefore
λέγω. Say, speak
εστω. Be! (imperative of the verb ειμι)
ειρήνη. peace
γε. [no word in Engish is equivalent; this is a ‘particle’ and gives emphasis to the word of it— it is the same as using italics in English]
ουκ. no, not
εσμεν. Present tense of ειμι
εχθρός. Enemy
επειδή. When

Translation will be posted on Sunday.


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