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1407. The genitive of cause is used in exclamations and is often preceded by an interjection: ““φεῦ τοῦ ἀνδρόςalas for the man!X. C. 3.1.39, τῆς τύχης my ill luck! 2. 2. 3. In tragedy, the genitive of a pronoun or adjective after οἴμοι or ὤμοι refers to the second or third person. For the first person the nominative is used (““οἴμοι τάλαιναah me, miserable!S. Ant. 554).

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