Flashcards in Greek Grammar 7 (types of adjectives) Deck (13):
If there is no article in front of the adjective, how is it to be translated?
It's translated with a linking verb. i.e. "to be, become".
Translate the phrase "τὰ ἐμὰ". What form is it?
my own (sheep/people etc). Substantive.
Translate the phrase "ὁι ἄγγελοι μακάριοι". What form is it?
the angels are blessed. Predicate
Translate the phrase "τά καλὰ ἔργα". What form is it?
the good works. Attributive.
Translate the phrase "ὁ ἀπόστολος ὅσιος". What form is it?
the apostle is holy. Predicate.
Translate the phrase "ἀγαθὴ ἡ γῆ". What form is it?
The earth is good. Predicate.
Translate the phrase "ὁ ἀγαθὸς". What form is it?
The good (man). Substantive.
Translate the phrase "ὁ ποιμὴν ὁ καλὸς". What form is it?
the good shepherd. Attributive.
What are the 3 forms of the Attributive Adjective?
1. Article + Adjective + Noun
2. Article + Noun + Article + Adjective
3. Article + Adjective + Article + Noun
What is the form of the Predicate Adjective?
Adjective + Article + Noun OR Article + Noun + Adjective
What is the form of the Substantive Adjective and what's missing?
Article + Adjective. The noun is missing. It is understood but it is not there.
Translate the phrase "τὰ πονηρὰ πνεύματα". What form is it?
the evil spirits. Attributive.