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96. Substantiva mobilia.

Substantiva mobilia are treated as adjectives and follow the number and gender of the subject.

τῆς Ἀφροδίτης . . . θεράπων γέγονεν Ἔρως,PLATO, Conv. 203C ; Eros is the man-servant (valet) of Aphrodite.οὐ γάρ ἐστιν ἐν γένει σοι ἄνθρωπος, οὐδὲ θεράπαινα”, DEM. [47]DEM., 70; The wench is of no kin to you, not even a maid (-servant).

DEM. [47]DEM., 70(see above).

PLATO, Conv. 203C (see above). Politic. 301 B: “βασιλέα” (sc. “αὐτόν”) “καλοῦμεν”. Tim. 22 D:ἡμῖν δὲ Νεῖλος . . . σωτήρ”.

XEN. Cyr. 1.4.9:σὺ γὰρ νῦν γε ἡμῶν ἔοικας βασιλεὺς εἶναι” .

HDT.1.7:Ἄγρων . . . βασιλεὺς ἐγένετο Σαρδίων”, Agron became King of Sardis. 1.205: “ἦν δέ . . . γυνὴ τῶν Μασσαγετέων βασίλεια”.

AR. Ran. 1127:σωτὴρ1 γενοῦ μοι” (To Hermes).

1 It must be noted, however, that the inflection is capricious and “σωτήρ” is found for “σώτειρα”.

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