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nymphen. Ovid frequently uses the Greek forms of this word for the sake of sound or metre. Cf. Fast.III. 659 for the accusative, and for nominative or vocative 762 Fast., I. 744 Fast., III. 357, Amor. II. xvii. 15, and the following passages in the Fasti, I. 435, III. 659, V. 123, 197, VI. 107. On the Latin use of Greek nouns see Kennedy P. S. L. G. § 22, and cf. xiii.423 n.
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