ποιος

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See also: ποιός and ποῖος

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ποῖος (poîos), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷis.

Pronoun[edit]

ποιος (poiosm (interrogative)

  1. who
    Ποιος είναι ο επισκέπτης‎ ― Poios eínai o episképtisWho is the caller?
    Ποιος‎ ― PoiosWho's that?, Who's there?, Who is it?
  2. which
    Ποιο βιβλίο θέλεις‎ ― Poio vivlío théleisWhich book do you want?
  3. (in accusative case) who, whom
    Σε ποιον το έδωσες‎ ― Se poion to édosesTo whom did you give it?
  4. (in genitive case) whose
    Ποιανού είναι η πετσέτα‎ ― Poianoú eínai i petsétaWhose is the towel?

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

  • που (pou) for the relative form of who:
    Ο Άνθρωπος που Γνώριζε Πολλά. (“The Man Who Knew Too Much.”)