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These same consonants § 38) are sometimes found written double, within a word, lengthening a preceding short syllable on which the ictus rests. E. g. A 173, “ἐπέσσυται”. A 278, “ἔμμορε”. A 420, “ἀγάννιφον” for “ἀγά-σνιφον”. B 170, “ἐυσσέλμοιο”. B 452, “ἄλληκτον. Γ” 34, “ἔλλαβε”. T 35, “ἀπο”[“ϝϝ”]“ειπών”.

A 7, “Ἀχιλλεύς”, but A 1, “Ἀχιλῆος”. A 145, “Ὀδυσσεύς”, but A 138, “Ὀδυσῆος”. The longer spellings of the last two words may be original.

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