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What is this grammar and how should I interpret this?

"οὐδὲν ἄλλο ἢ ..." is an expression meaning "nothing else than" (III.2), and it's followed by a genitive of comparison. There actually is a relative pronoun in your bolded section: ...
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What are the differences between the words "QUASI", "HYPER", and "PSEUDO"?

In Latin, quasi is a contraction of quam sī, "as if". Assimulabo, quasi nunc exeam. I'm going to pretend as if I'm just leaving. With a noun, it tends to mean "almost". …quasi ...
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Is μάλα (mala, adv.) derived or cognate with some adjective?

Apparently unrelated to πολύς < IE *p(e)lh,-u- (many). According to Beekes, the adverb μάλα (very, quite, by all means) derives from the IE *mel- (strong, better). Etymological formation like ἅμα, ...
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How do I say " One more" in Ancient Greek?

An idiomatic way to put it would be: ἔτι ἄλλο Or if you want all caps: ΕΤΙ ΑΛΛΟ This literally means "yet another". I've used the neuter form ἄλλο to imply some neuter noun such as πῶμα &...
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Have these Greek letters been related to these Latin/English letters?

F and Φ: No. F descends from Greek digamma, a letter that originally represented /w/, which died out in the Greek alphabet shortly after /w/ did. You can still see relics of it in the number system. H ...
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