Appendix:Ancient Greek second declension

DescriptionEdit

Greek nouns of the second declension are masculines and feminines in -ος (-os), and neuters in -ον (-on) or in -ως (-ōs) and -ων (-ōn) (Attic nouns).

SuffixesEdit

Regular nouns
Masculine & Feminine Neuter
Singular Dual Plural Singular Dual Plural
Nominative –ος –ω –οι –ον –ω –ᾰ
Genitive –ου –οιν –ων –ου –οιν –ων
Dative –ῳ –οιν –οις –ῳ –οιν –οις
Accusative –ον –ω –ους –ον –ω –ᾰ
Vocative –ε –ω –οι –ον –ω –ᾰ

ExamplesEdit

Regular nouns
Masculine & Feminine Neuter
πόλεμος (polemos, "war") m μῆλον (mēlon, "apple") n
Singular Dual Plural Singular Dual Plural
Nominative πόλεμος πολέμω πόλεμοι μῆλον μήλω μῆλα
Genitive πολέμου πολέμοιν πολέμων μήλου μήλοιν μήλων
Dative πολέμῳ πολέμοιν πολέμοις μήλῳ μήλοιν μήλοις
Accusative πόλεμον πολέμω πολέμους μῆλον μήλω μῆλα
Vocative πόλεμε πολέμω πόλεμοι μῆλον μήλω μῆλα
Last modified on 23 February 2014, at 17:37