Ancient Greek Edit

Etymology Edit

From the pronominal declension.[1] Displaced -ες (-es) except in the third declension. For the same development, compare Latin .

Suffix Edit

-οι (-oi)

  1. Nominative plural of masculine and feminine second-declension nouns
  2. Masculine nominative plural of first- and second-declension adjectives
  3. Masculine and feminine nominative plural of second-declension adjectives
  4. Archaic locative singular of some second-declension nouns
  5. Dative singular of o-stem third-declension nouns

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 261