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1328. With a verbal noun the genitive may denote the subject or object of the action expressed in the noun.

a. Many of these genitives derive their construction from that of the kindred verbs: ““τοῦ ὕδατος ἐπιθυ_μία_desire for waterT. 2.52 (1349), χόλος υἱός anger because of his son O 138 (1405). But the verbal idea sometimes requires the accusative, or (less commonly) the dative.

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