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Greek Second Declension Nouns

Second declension nouns can either be masculine, feminine or neuter in gender. Masculine and feminine second-declension nouns share case endings. Because of this, there are many that are either feminine or masculine in gender, with only the use of article … Continue reading

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Greek First Declension Nouns – Variant 1

The standard first-declension nouns were described here. The first variant of the first-declension pattern is a short alpha found in the nominative, vocative and the accusative singular. This group of first declension nouns have nominatives that end in -α, whether … Continue reading

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Greek First Declension Nouns – Variant 2

Thanks, Mike, for your earlier comments. Feel free to correct my vocabulary, grammar or understanding of the syntax at any time. I welcome the challenge and the instruction. So let’s talk about another variant. The standard first-declension nouns were described … Continue reading

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Greek First Declension Nouns

Most first declension Greek nouns end in ᾱ or η. All such nouns are feminine in gender. The long alpha is found only in words whose stems end in ε, ι or ρ. First declension nouns in ᾱ/η are declined … Continue reading

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