Ancient Greek phrase generator (version 2, June 2016)

RANDOM NOUN AND VERB PHRASES based on Reading Greek vocabulary Units 1–10
N.B. The computer code (PHP) will frequently create nonsense but every phrase or sentence should be grammatically correct.
N.B. Try translating any subjunctives or optatives with "may".

1. RG Units 1-6 noun-phrase: πράγματος ἐμπείρου
RG Unit 1 random feminine noun phrase: ἀκρόπολις σώα
RG Unit 1 random masculine noun phrase: κυβερνήτης κακός
RG Unit 1 random neuter noun phrase: ἐμπόριον ἔμπειρον
RG Unit 2 random feminine noun phrase: τόλμα ἀγαθή
RG Unit 2 random masculine noun phrase: λόγος πολέμιος
RG Unit 1&2 random neuter noun phrase: ἔργον κάλλιστον
RG Unit 3 random feminine noun phrase: σπονδὴ ναυτική
RG Unit 3 random masculine noun phrase: λιμὴν ναυτικός
RG Unit 3 random neuter noun phrase: πυρὰ δεινά
RG Unit 4 random feminine noun phrase: νόσος ὀλίγη
RG Unit 4 random masculine noun phrase: βασιλεὺς θνητός
RG Unit 4 random neuter noun phrase: πρᾶγμα κακόδαιμον
RG Unit 5 random feminine noun phrase: διάνοια βαθεῖα
RG Unit 5 random masculine noun phrase: λόγος ἄδικος
RG Unit 5 random neuter noun phrase: χρῆμα ἄδικον
RG Unit 6 random feminine noun phrase: σελήνη πρώτη
RG Unit 6 random masculine noun phrase: γέρων ἄγροικος
RG Unit 6 random neuter noun phrase: χωρίον ἀδύνατον
RG Unit 7 random feminine noun phrase: φωνὴ ἀνδρεία
RG Unit 7 random masculine noun phrase: διδάσκαλος ἀνδρεῖος
RG Unit 7 random neuter noun phrase: σημεῖον ὑμέτερον
RG Unit 8 random feminine noun phrase: ῥήτωρ ἀξία
RG Unit 8 random masculine noun phrase: δικαστὴς δεξιός
RG Unit 8 random neuter noun phrase: δικαστήριον πλέων
RG Unit 9 random feminine noun phrase: μάρτυς ὑστέρα
RG Unit 9 random masculine noun phrase: μάρτυς ἀμείνων
RG Unit 9 random neuter noun phrase: μέρος τοιοῦτο
RG Unit 10 random feminine noun phrase: μήτηρ ἅπασα
RG Unit 9&10 random masculine noun phrase: θάνατος ἀμελής
RG Unit 10 random neuter noun phrase: τεῖχος φίλτατον
2. prepositional phrase: ἐπὶ πράγμασι(ν) ἀδίκοις
3. irregular comparative phrase: νῆσος χείρων λέμβων (inflected noun + comparative adjective + genitive of comparison)
4. simple finite phrase: νοῦς τυγχάνοις (nominative noun + finite verb-form, any mood)
5. simple imperative phrase: ὦ λέμβε μένε! (vocative noun + imperative)
6. transitive phrase: γείτων νύκτας διαφθείρῃ. (nominative noun + accusative noun + finite verb-form, any mood)
7. indirect command phrase: Ἕλληνα κόπτειν ἐκώλυες (accusative noun + infinitive, present only + verb of command, indicative only)
8. masc. sing. appellative clause: πρέσβυς σὺ ᾖς
9. fem. sing. appellative clause: τέκνον σὺ ἦσθα

suggested exercises
• insert correctly inflected forms of ὁ, οὗτος, ἐκεῖνος, or ὅδε (or try πᾶς, μέγας, πολύς, and αὐτός ipse)
• add correctly inflected forms of ὤν, ἰών, or εἰδώς
• change singulars to plural and vice versa
• convert transitive phrases into passive expressions

RANDOM VERB-FORMS of important verbs (ἄγω, αἴρω, αἱρέω, ἀλλάττω, βάλλω, δίδωμι, δουλόω, ἐλευθερόω, ἐρωτάω, ἔχω, ἵημι, ἵστημι, λαμβάνω, λέγω, λείπω, λύω, νομίζω, παύω, πέμπω, ποιέω, πράττω, στέλλω, τίθημι, τιμάω, τρέπω, φαίνω, φέρω)
N.B. It may help to read present for "continuous aspect", aorist for "simple aspect" and perfect for "complete aspect".

8. finite form: 3rd person plural active complete aspect optative of τιμάω
9. participle: λείπω in the future tense indeterminate aspect active feminine genitive dual
10. infinitive: λέγω in the simple aspect passive

suggested exercises
• change the voice of the form
• change the aspect of the form
• change singulars into plural and vice versa
• try dual forms

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