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1

Define genitive case

Possessor (equates to the use of of in English)

2

Define dative case

Indirect object (the person or thing to or for which anything is done)

3

What does it mean 'most verbs govern a noun'?

The verb determines what case the noun will be in. Usually verbs govern a noun in the accusative, but sometimes also in the dative.

4

What is the special rule for neuter plural nouns?

They normally take a singular verb (not plural).

5

How does a feminine noun go if the letter before the ending is a vowel or ρ?

Like ήμερα

6

How does a feminine noun go if the letter before the ending is σ, ξ, or ζ?

Like δοξα

7

How does a feminine noun go if the letter before the ending is not a vowel, ρ, σ, ξ or ζ?

Like αρχη

8

Define vocative case

The vocative is used when addressing people.

9

What is the only form that the vocative is different to the nominative?

λογοσ

(it's λογε)

10

Jesus

Nominative

11

Jesus

Accusative

12

Jesus

Genitive or dative

13

Which case does αυτος usually not appear in?

The nominative.

The verb usually contains the 'he, she or it' that αυτος provides.

14

What is unusual about the genitive of αυτος when expressing possession?

It is used with the definite article.