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These are the most common 100 Greek words, as presented by the Dickinson Classical Commentaries website.  As you review them, try to stay aware of gender, genitive form, etc, and especially principal parts.

There are actually 107 entries, reflecting the different meanings given to prepositions by the case the govern.  Particular attention to these different meanings is highly recommended.

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ὁ ἡ τό

 

the definite article

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αὐτός αὐτή αὐτό

him- her- itself etc. (for emphasis); the same (with article); (pron.) him, her, it etc. (in oblique cases)

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καί

καί...καί

and, also, even

both...and

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δέ

and; but

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τίς τί

who? what? which? (interrog. pron./adj.)

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εἰμί, ἔσομαι (impf. ἦν, infin. εἶναι)

be, exist

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οὗτος αὕτη τοῦτο

μετὰ ταῦτα

this, these

after this

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ἐν (+ dat.)

in, among (+ dat.)

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μέν...δέ

μέν (by itself)

on the one hand...on the other hand (often untranslated)

indeed

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ὅς ἥ ὅ

who, which, that

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γάρ

for (explanatory), indeed, in fact (confirming)

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οὐ, οὐκ, οὐχ

not (with indicative verbs)

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λέγω, ἐρῶ, εἶπον, εἴρηκα, λέλεγμαι, ἐλέχθην and ἐρρήθην

say, speak (of), recount; pick up, collect, count

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ὡς

 ὡς (introducing purpose clause) (+subj./opt.)

ὡς (introducing indir. statement)

as, since

(introducing purpose clause) so that (+subj./opt.)

(introducing indir. statement) that

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τε

τε…τε

and

both…and

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εἰς (+ acc.)

into, to, towards (+ acc.)

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ἐπί + gen.

at

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ἐπί + dat.

 

 

 

on

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ἐπί + acc.

 

 

 

on to, against

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κατά (+ gen., acc.)

1. κατὰ γῆν 2. κατὰ φύσιν 3. κατ’ ἔθνη 4. καθἕνα

down (from or along); throughout, according to (+ gen.; + acc.)

1. by land 2. in accordance with nature 3. by nations 4. one by one

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ἐγώ ἐμοῦ, (pl.) ἡμεῖς, ἡμῶν

I, we

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πρός + gen.

 

 

from the side of, in the presence of (+gen.)

near, at, in addition to (+dat.)

to, towards, in relation to (+acc.)

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πρός + dat.

 

 

 

near, at, in addition to

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πρός + acc.

 

 

 

to, towards, in relation to

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γίγνομαι, γενήσομαι, (2 aor.) ἐγενόμην, γέγονα, γεγένημαι, ἐγενήθην

become; be born; happen, be

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ἐάν (εἰ-ἄν)

if (+ subj.)

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διά (+ gen., acc.)

through, during, because of (+ gen., acc.)

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ἀλλά

but

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πᾶς πᾶσα πᾶν

every, all; whole (with article)