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Ancient Greek: how to distinct true and false diphthongs?

Ok, this is not about false diphthong /ou̯/(ου), 'cause it split with long /uː/ (but anybody know a certain time of this spliting? In Wiki this describes simple "at early times") and ...
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What are the key classic philosophical/religious texts in Latin? [closed]

These are the top texts in different languages I have gathered: Torah (Hebrew) Tao Te Ching (Chinese) Rig Veda (Sanskrit) Perfection of Wisdom (Tibetan) Quran (Arabic) New Testament (Greek) ...
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feminine form of λύκος

λύκος is the Ancient Greek word for 'wolf' in singular masculine form. What is then the feminine form of wolf? I've guessed it as λύκη but what I've found in a dictionary is that it means 'light'. Is ...