Iota Subscripts

4. In the dative singular, the iota subscripts if possible.

–Bill Mounce, Basics of Biblical Greek.

 

Seek not in me the big I capital,
Not yet the little dotted in me seek.
If I have in me any I at all,
‘Tis the iota subscript of the Greek.

So small am I as an attention beggar.
The letter you will find me subscript to
Is neither alpha, eta, nor omega,
But upsilon which is the Greek for you.

— “Iota Subscript” by Robert Frost

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