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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?
    • It uses the normal case endings and has gender. “eyw”
    • and “su” do not.
  5. Why is it important to identify if “autos” has a
    smooth breathing or not?
    • Because there is another word “autos” that does
    • not have a smooth breathing and it has a different meaning.
  6. What are the three uses of “autos”?
    • 1.
    • Personal Pronoun

    • 2.
    • Adjectival Intensive

    • 3.
    • Identical Adjective
  7. 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
  8. 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.
  9. 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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