κάποιος

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κἄν (“if, even”) + ποῖος (“what nature”)

Pronoun[edit]

κάποιος ‎(kápoios) ‎(a specific indefinite pronoun and determiner)

  1. someone, somebody (substantivaly; as a "pronoun")
    Κάποιος σε πήρε τηλέφωνο.‎ ― Kápoios se píre tiléfono. ― Someone phoned you.
    κάποιος έρχεται (someone's coming)
    Είδα κάποιον να έρχεται‎ ― Eída kápoion na érchetai ― I saw someone coming.
  2. some (adjectivaly; as a "determiner")
    κάποιο βιβλίο‎ ― kápoio vivlío ― some book - or other
    κάποια δασκάλα‎ ― kápoia daskála ― some female teacher - or other

Declension[edit]