κάποιος

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κἄν (kán, if, even if) + ποῖος (poîos, what nature).

Pronoun[edit]

κάποιος (kápoiosm  a specific indefinite pronoun and determiner

  1. someone, somebody (substantivally; as a "pronoun")
    Κάποιος σε πήρε τηλέφωνο.Kápoios se píre tiléfono.Someone phoned you.
    κάποιος έρχεται (someone's coming)
    Είδα κάποιον να έρχεταιEída kápoion na érchetaiI saw someone coming.
  2. some (adjectivally; as a "determiner")
    κάποιο βιβλίοkápoio vivlíosome book - or other
    κάποια δασκάλαkápoia daskálasome female teacher - or other

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