The (definite) article in Greek is, of course, extremely important – that’s why it’s one of the first things new students learn.
Tip 1: remember that masculine and neuter forms are often identical (making memorisation easier): in the genitive and dative both singular and plural.
Tip 2: apart from the masc and fem nominative singular and plural (i.e. only four forms) the relative pronoun is the same as article, but without the τ (and it always has a rough breathing).
Yesterday (13/10/10) WEST were lucky enough to have Stephen Levinsohn giving both a research seminar and a two hour Greek class. What follows is a number of posts giving my understanding of what Dr. Levinsohn was saying…
Two more aspects of Hebrew that I need to revise the details of: the article and the conjunction. I am embarrassed to say that I had a quick glance at an old first-year Hebrew exam paper the other day, and I got stuck on the question that said something along the lines of “Add the correct definite article to these words, ensuring that the pointing is correct”.
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