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Doubling of certain consonants

1. π is found doubled in the relatives “ὁππότε, ὅππως, ὁππότερος”, etc. “ὁπότε” and “ὅπως” also occur, as in Attic.

2. τ may be doubled in “ὅτ”(“τ”)“ι”.

3. ς may occur double in “τός”(“ς”)“ος, ὅς”(“ς”)“ος, μές”(“ς”)“ος”, and other words.

4. An etymological reason very often exists for the double consonant, as may be illustrated in the case of double sigma.

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