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Enhancing your talking and writing talents is helping in daily occasions, similar to writing a paper for college, giving a presentation to a company's bigwigs, or speaking successfully with friends and family. English Grammar For Dummies, 2d variation offers the newest ideas for making improvements to your potency with English grammar and punctuation.

• Teaches the principles of verbs, adjectives, and adverbs; prepositions, propositions, and pronoun pronouncements; punctuation; possessives; and proofreading talents for all communication
• Geraldine Woods is the writer of English Grammar Workbook For Dummies, university Admission Essays For Dummies, study Papers For Dummies, SAT I For Dummies, sixth variation, AP English Literature For Dummies, and AP English Language For Dummies

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G. 26 2 gia mian avllh gunaivka for another woman 3 s’ evnan kuvrio to a gentleman 1111 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 1 12111 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 20111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 40 41111 1111 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 1 12111 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 20111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 40 41111 The indefinite article agrees with its noun for gender and case. 56. Nouns.. g. in English, ‘woman’, ‘Helen’, ‘Greece’, ‘ship’, ‘beauty’, ‘peace’). Every Greek noun belongs to one of the three genders (masculine, feminine and neuter) and to a particular declension, by which we mean the pattern of different endings which mark them for number (singular and plural) and case (nominative, accusative, genitive, vocative).

We gave them a bunch of lilies. Gender, number and case.. 3 Gender Every Greek noun belongs to one of three gender classes: masculine, feminine or neuter. These do not correspond to the division between male, female and inanimate. Nevertheless, most nouns denoting humans are masculine if the person is male, and feminine if the person is female. Thus the nouns avntra~ ‘man (male), husband’ and Giavnnh~ ‘John’ are masculine, while gunaivka ‘woman, wife’ and Elevnh ‘Helen’ are feminine. However, avnqrwpo~ ‘person, human being’ is always masculine and paidiv ‘child’ is always neuter irrespective of the sex of the person they refer to, while korivtsi ‘girl’ and agovri ‘boy’ are also neuter.

56. 6 The forms of the definite article The forms of the definite article The definite article is declined for gender, number and case and has the following forms: Singular Plural M F N M F N Nominative o h to oi oi ta Accusative ton th(n) to tou~ ti~ ta Genitive tou th~ twn twn tou twn The feminine accusative singular form must have the final -n when the word immediately following begins with a vowel or with any of the following consonants or consonant clusters: k, p, t, gk, mp, nt, x, y. g. ) is followed by a noun which has a definite article, the preposition combines with the article as one word: ston, sth(n), sto, stou~, sti~, sta.

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