Appendix:Ancient Greek First Declension
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Appendix:Ancient Greek First Declension

Greek nouns of the first declension are feminine or masculine. In the Attic and Koine dialects, the lemma form of feminine nouns ends in -?, -?, -? (-?, -a, -?), and that of masculine nouns in -, - (-?s, -?s).

An overview of first-declension endings in Attic and Koine. The cases are placed in the order NVAGD rather than NGDAV so that syncretism can be shown. The dual and plural forms are identical in all first-declension nouns; the variation happens in the singular.

singular dual plural
feminine masculine
eta alpha eta alpha
nominative -? -? -? - - -? -
vocative -? -? -?
accusative - - - - - -
genitive - - - - -
dative -? -? -? -? -


Note: These examples are forms from the Attic dialect.

Feminine nouns

  • Citation form: ? f (t?m?)
  • Citation form: ? f (kh?r?)
singular dual plural
case nominative ? (t?m?)
? (kh?r?)
? (kh?r?)
accusative (t?m?n)
genitive (t?mês)
dative ? (t?mêi)
? (kh?r?i)

Masculine nouns

  • Citation form:  m (krit?s)
  • Citation form:  m (ne?ní?s)

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