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.