Wiktionary:Greek noun inflection-table templates

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This article lists and describes the templates used to produce tables displaying the inflected forms of common declensions of Greek nouns and adjectives. For each example the endings are shown with the name of the appropriate template. More information can be found by visiting each template as it is needed.

Declensions[edit]

Because grammars of the modern Greek language differ in the naming of noun declensions, identification systems are not used here. They are be categorised below by gender and lemma ending.

Subdivision occurs between oxytone, paroxytone and proparoxytone terms - depending upon the position of the stressed vowel.

Further differences happen between parisyllabic and imparisyllabic nouns (parisyllabic nouns have the same number of syllables in all forms, imparisyllabic nouns do not).

  ός indicates oxytone forms - stressed on the last syllable (e.g. αδελφός (adelfós)).
 ΄ος indicates paroxytone forms - stressed on the penultimate syllable (e.g. φόβος (fóvos)).
΄-ος indicates proparoxytone forms - stressed on the antepenultimate syllable (e.g. άνθρωπος (ánthropos)).

Masculine nouns[edit]

Feminine nouns[edit]

Neuter nouns[edit]

Miscellaneous[edit]

  • These three templates display the declensions of any nouns which are not accommodated by those above.
  • Multi-word terms {{el-inflection-see}} can use.

Naming of declension-table templates[edit]

This methodology has been used in naming the noun declension-table templates, which follow the general format:

example: el-nF-η-εις-2b.

el   for Greek all templates
-nF   for feminine nouns (-nM for masculine and -nN for neuter)
  the ending of the nominative singular
-εις   the ending of the nominative plural
-2b   the stress position(s) as indicated below.
-1   for oxytone nouns such as ουρανός.
-2a   for paroxytone nouns such as πατέρας with constant stress position throughout the declension.
-2b   for paroxytone nouns such as μήνας where the stress position moves in the course of the declension.
-3a   for proparoxytone nouns such as κάστανο with constant stress position throughout the declension.
-3b   for proparoxytone nouns such as παράγοντας where the stress position moves in the course of the declension.