Greece and Rome (Second Series)

Research Article

Final -E In Lewis and Short

O. A. W. Dilke

Lewis and Short's Latin Dictionary, published in 1879 and often reprinted, is still invaluable for university and upper-school work. Users of it may have noticed that the final syllable of certain words ending in -e is wrongly marked long; but most are probably unaware of the extent of this error. The following list gives all words which the present writer has discovered with this incorrect ē (bis after an adverb indicates an entry under the adverb and under the adjective connected with it).