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Postby astrokatastro » Thu Apr 21, 2005 1:33 pm

Things which are relates with Μάθηση δηλ μαθαίνονται are calling Μαθηματικά- Maths.
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Postby Flaminius » Sun Apr 24, 2005 8:37 am

Astro, your gentle invitations to Greek language made me dig this up from my studies: τα παθηματα τοις ανθρωποις μαθηματα.

I hope search engines would have no problem with my accentless quotation. The site I pasted the alphabets from does not list accented forms. Also I have heard or read somewhere that the electronic character sets for Greek are not ready to provide all the accented forms necessary to quote Ancient Greek. Could anybody more up-to-date than me provide some info?

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Postby anders » Sun Apr 24, 2005 11:40 am

A font like Arial Unicode MS has some 150+ accented Greek vowels, including probably all varieties with iota subscriptum. I think it is included in up-to-date Windows versions. Code 2000 is another one, with a more "Times" look. offers free Code 2000 and free TITUS Cyberbit Basic. TCB hides some extra obscure combination towards the end, in the "Private area". And you'll get Armenian, Georgian, Ogham, Runes, both Kana, Arabic with supplements for Pashto and Uyghur, ...

Arial Unicode is 22.7 MB (yes, all CJK stuff you can think of, like the Japanese Industrial Standard symbol, postal marks including the face variety, ...), Code 2000 is 7 MB; TCB just 1.8 MB...
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Postby misterdoe » Fri May 29, 2015 8:29 pm

Since this word comes directly from Greek, wouldn't a specialist be a monomath?
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Postby Slava » Fri May 29, 2015 8:51 pm

I suppose such a one would at least be labeled monomaniacal in interests.
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