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Unformatted text preview: A RTICLES AND PRONOUNS IN M ODERN G REEK (Source: Frommer & Finegan 1999) Modern Greek articles and pronouns are inflected for gender, number, and case. Nouns, pronouns, and adjectives belong to one of three genders, masculine, feminine, and neuter. The data presented here are restricted to masculine and neuter genders. The word for man, for example, is masculine. 1. (a) o "andras "inE E"Do The man is here. (b) "vlEpo ton "andra I see the man. (c) ton "vlEpo I see him. 2. (a) to kra"si "inE E"Do The wine is here. (b) "pinumE to kra"si We drink the wine. (c) to "pinumE We drink it. 3. (a) o ka"fEs "inE E"Do The coffee is here. (b) "pino toN ga"fe I drink the coffee. (c) tom "bino I drink it. 4. (a) o "tixos "inE E"Do The wall is here. (b) "vlEpumE ton "dixo We see the wall. (c) ton "vlEpumE We see it. 5. (a) to pE"Di "inE E"Do The child is here. (b) "ksEro to pE"Di I know the child. (c) to "ksEro I know him/her....
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