τίνων

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See also: τινῶν

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τίνων (tínōn), genitive plural of the interrogative pronoun: masculine, feminine τίς (tís) and of neuter τί (). Compare to the indefinite pronoun τίς (tís) with genitive τινῶν (tinôn, of/about some people).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtinon/
  • Hyphenation: τί‧νων

Pronoun[edit]

τίνων (tínonm (feminine τίνων, neuter τίνωνinterrogative pronoun - singular: τίνος (tínos)

  1. (plural) whose? plural of τίνος (tínos) As in Ancient Greek:
    1. (formal, archaic) Genitive plural masculine form of τίς (tís).; (monotonic: τις;)
    2. (formal, archaic) Genitive plural feminine form of τίς (tís).; (monotonic: τις;)
    3. (formal, archaic) Genitive plural neuter form of τί ().; (monotonic: τι;)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Of the ancient interrogative pronoun τίς (tís); the forms τίνος; plural τίνων; and the neuter τι; are used in Standard Modern Greek as well. All other forms are archaic, used in quotations and set phrases.

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