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[13] The same scholars, however, when asked why aper became apri in the genitive, but pater patris, asserted that aper was an absolute, pater a relative noun. Further since both words derive from the Greek, they took refuge in the fact [p. 119] that πατρός provides a parallel to patris and κάπρου to apri.

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