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: πλήθει οὐδένι
RG Unit 1 random feminine noun phrase: ναῦς ἀρίστη
RG Unit 1 random masculine noun phrase: ναύτης ἔμπειρος
RG Unit 1 random neuter noun phrase: πλοῖον κακόν
RG Unit 2 random feminine noun phrase: ναυμαχία ὅση
RG Unit 2 random masculine noun phrase: λόγος ὅσος
RG Unit 1&2 random neuter noun phrase: πλοῖον ἀγαθόν
RG Unit 3 random feminine noun phrase: τέχνη μεγάλη
RG Unit 3 random masculine noun phrase: σωτὴρ ναυτικός
RG Unit 3 random neuter noun phrase: πυρὰ μεγάλα
RG Unit 4 random feminine noun phrase: ἀνομία κακοδαίμων
RG Unit 4 random masculine noun phrase: νόμος θνητός
RG Unit 4 random neuter noun phrase: πλῆθος ὀλίγον
RG Unit 5 random feminine noun phrase: αἰτία βαθεῖα
RG Unit 5 random masculine noun phrase: λόγος ὅλος
RG Unit 5 random neuter noun phrase: χρῆμα αἴτιον
RG Unit 6 random feminine noun phrase: κεφαλὴ κρείττων
RG Unit 6 random masculine noun phrase: γέρων ἄγροικος
RG Unit 6 random neuter noun phrase: χωρίον ὁπόσον
RG Unit 7 random feminine noun phrase: ἀλήθεια ἀνδρεία
RG Unit 7 random masculine noun phrase: ποιήτης ὑμέτερος
RG Unit 7 random neuter noun phrase: κτῆμα ὑμέτερον
RG Unit 8 random feminine noun phrase: ἀγορὰ χαλεπή
RG Unit 8 random masculine noun phrase: φιλόσοφος πλέως
RG Unit 8 random neuter noun phrase: πάθος ἄξιον
RG Unit 9 random feminine noun phrase: ἡμίονος ὑστέρα
RG Unit 9 random masculine noun phrase: κλέπτης ἀμείνων
RG Unit 9 random neuter noun phrase: δρᾶμα πονηρόν
RG Unit 10 random feminine noun phrase: μηχανὴ ἀμελής
RG Unit 9&10 random masculine noun phrase: ἄναξ φίλτατος
RG Unit 10 random neuter noun phrase: τεῖχος φίλτατον
2. prepositional phrase: παρὰ ἵππους ἥττονας
3. irregular comparative phrase: νυξί(ν) λῴοσι(ν) στρατιᾶς (inflected noun + comparative adjective + genitive of comparison)
4. simple finite phrase: κυβερνήτης μένοις (nominative noun + finite verb-form, any mood)
5. simple imperative phrase: ὦ πόλεμε λέγε! (vocative noun + imperative)
6. transitive phrase: ἱκέτης ἄστη εἰσφέρεις. (nominative noun + accusative noun + finite verb-form, any mood)
7. indirect command phrase: βαρβάρους ῥίπτειν κωλύω (accusative noun + infinitive, present only + verb of command, indicative only)
8. masc. sing. appellative clause: γέρων σὺ ἔσει
9. fem. sing. appellative clause: ξένη ἣ ἔστω

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 passive complete aspect subjunctive of ἐρωτάω
9. participle: βάλλω in the simple aspect active neuter nominative plural
10. infinitive: αἴρω in the complete 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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