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1027. In common expressions a definite noun is often implied (such as ἡμέρα_ day, ὁδός way, χείρ hand).

a. Masculine: κόλπος gulf, Ἰόνιος the Ionian gulf T. 6.34, στρατός force, πεζός the land force 1. 47.

b. Feminine: γῆ land (χώρα_ country)—ἀπὸ τῆς ἑαυτῶν from their own country T. 1.15; οὔθ᾽ Ἑλλὰς οὔθ᾽ βάρβαρος neither Greece nor barbaric land D. 9.27; γνώμη judgment: κατὰ τὴν ἐμήν according to my opinion Ar. Eccl. 153, ἐκ τῆς νι_κώσης according to the prevailing opinion X. A. 6.1.18; δίκη suit: ““ἐρήμην κατηγοροῦντεςbringing an accusation in a case where there is no defenceP. A. 18c; ἡμέρα_ day: ““τὴν ὑστεραία_νthe next dayX. C. 1.2.11, ““τῇ προτεραίᾳthe day beforeL. 19.22; κέρας wing: τὸ εὐώνυμον the left wing T. 4.96; μερίς part: εἰκοστή a twentieth 6. 54; μοῖρα portion: πεπρωμένη (I. 10.61) or εἱμαρμένη (D. 18.205) the allotted portion, destiny; ναῦς ship: τριήρης the ship with three banks of oars; ὁδός way: εὐθείᾳ by the straight road P. L. 716a, τὴν ταχίστην by the shortest way X. A. 1.3.14; τέχνη art: μουσική the art of music P. L. 668a; χείρ hand: ἐν δεξιᾷ on the right hand X. A. 1.5.1, ἐξ ἀριστέρα_ς on the left 4. 8. 2; ψῆφος vote: ““τὴν ἐναντία_ν Νι_κίᾳ ἔθετοhe voted in opposition to NiciasP. Lach. 184d.

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