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  1. What is the only significant difference between
    the 3rd person pronouns and the 1st/2nd?
  2. 3rd person singular pronouns have gender.
  3. How is the 1) case, 2) number, 3) gender of a
    pronoun determined?
    • 1.
    • By its function in the sentence

    • 2.
    • By the number of its antecedent

    • 3.
    • By the gender of its antecedent
  4. How is “autos” (smooth breathing) different from
    “eyw” and “su” in it’s case endings?
  5. It uses the normal case endings and has gender. “eyw”
    and “su” do not.
  6. Why is it important to identify if “autos” has a
    smooth breathing or not?
  7. Because there is another word “autos” that does
    not have a smooth breathing and it has a different meaning.
  8. What are the three uses of “autos”?
    • 1.
    • Personal Pronoun

    • 2.
    • Adjectival Intensive

    • 3.
    • Identical Adjective
  9. Explain how “autos” (smooth breathing) is used
    as a personal pronoun:
    • 1.
    • It is used as the 3rd person personal
    • pronoun. This is its most common use. It
    • is translated “he, she, it, they”.

    • 2.
    • Case is determined by its function

    • 3.
    • Gender and number are determined by its
    • antecedent.

    • 4.
    • When showing possession, the pronoun usually
    • follows the word it modifies
  10. Explain how “autos” (smooth breathing) is used
    as an adjectival intensive.
    • 1.
    • When it is used as an adjective it functions as
    • an intensifier and emphasizes the word it modifies.

    • 2.
    • When used this way, it normally modifies another word and is usually
    • in the predicate position (predicate = to declare)

    • 3.
    • It is translated with the reflexive pronoun
    • (himself, herself, itself, themselves, etc). ex: “Jesus Himself”

    • 4.
    • It agrees with the noun it modifies in case,
    • number, and gender.

    • 5.
    • When used in this way it is usually in the
    • nominative case and modifies the subject.
  11. Explain how “autos” (smooth breathing) is used
    as an Identical Adjective
    • 1.
    • It is translated as “same”.

    • 2.
    • It is normally in the attributive position
    • (article before both “autos” and the word it modifies – though not always).

    • 3.
    • Its case, number, and gender are determined by
    • the word it modifies

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2010-07-17 20:40:08
Greek Nouns

"autos" with smooth breathing mark
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