Friday, January 21, 2022
Sophocles, Antigone 1195 (tr. R.C. Jebb):Newer› ‹Older
Truth is ever best.Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Syntax of Classical Greek from Homer to Demosthenes, First Part: The Syntax of the Simple Sentence, Embracing the Doctrine of the Moods and Tenses (New York: American Book Company, 1900), pp. 57-58 (at 57), § 126:
ὀρθὸν ἁλήθει᾽ ἀεί.
The neuter singular adjective is often used as the substantive predicate of a masculine or feminine subject, whether singular or plural.