οὗτος

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See also: ούτος and οὗτός

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

LSJ: "οὗτος, αὕτη, τοῦτο prob. [= probably] arose from a reduplication of the demonstr. , ἡ, τό with insertion of -υ-"

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

οὗτος (fem. αὕτη, neut. τοῦτο) (hoûtos, fem. haútē, neut. toûto)

  1. (demonstrative pronoun) referring to an object near at hand (spatially or otherwise): this

Inflection[edit]

  • Doric: gen. sg. fem. is τούτας and nom. pl. masc./fem. is τοῦτοι/ταῦται
  • Cretic: gen. pl. fem./neut. is ταυτᾶν/ταύτων
  • Boeotic: all forms begin with οὑτ-

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