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1 Copyright , Scott Gray1 Basic Adjectives and the Article

2 Copyright , Scott Gray2 Adjectives Adjectives modify nouns Not just a man, but a good man Adjectives match the noun they modify in case, gender, and number Adjectives have 3 sets of endings, one for each gender The ending of an adjective must match case and gender, but not necessarily spelling of its noun

3 Copyright , Scott Gray3 Adjective – Masculine SingularPlural Nominative -oj-oi Genative -ou-wn Dative -w|-oij Accusative -on-ouj

4 Copyright , Scott Gray4 Adjective – Feminine h Pattern SingularPlural Nominative -h-h-ai Genative -hj-wn Dative -h|-aij Accusative -hn-aj

5 Copyright , Scott Gray5 Adjective – Feminine a Pattern SingularPlural Nominative -a-a-ai Genative -aj-wn Dative -a|-aij Accusative -an-aj

6 Copyright , Scott Gray6 Adjective – Neuter SingularPlural Nominative -on-a-a Genative -ou-wn Dative -w|-oij Accusative -on-a-a

7 Copyright , Scott Gray7 Which feminine form to use? If the stem of the adjective ends in rie, use a, else use h

8 Copyright , Scott Gray8 The Article Greek has no indefinite article, while English as a and an Greek does have a definite article Like adjectives, articles match case, gender, and number of their noun Technically, a article is an adjective

9 Copyright , Scott Gray9 Homework Memorize adjective paradigms Memorize articles Memorize vocabulary Do English to Greek and Greek to English translations Do Bible translations

10 Copyright , Scott Gray10 Article – Masculine SingularPlural Nominative o9oi9 Genative toutwn Dative tw|toij Accusative tontouj

11 Copyright , Scott Gray11 Article – Feminine SingularPlural Nominative h9ai9 Genative thjtwn Dative th|taij Accusative thntaj

12 Copyright , Scott Gray12 Article – Neuter SingularPlural Nominative tota Genative toutwn Dative tw|toij Accusative tota


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