NTGreek Lessons > Morphology > Lesson 7: Feminine and Neuter Second Declension Nouns

7.0  Introduction, 7-1
7.1  Second Declension Feminine Nouns, 7-2
7.2  Second Declension Neuter Nouns, 7-7
7.3  Second Declension Paradigm Overview, 7-13
7.4  Review of Second Declension Nouns, 7-14
7.5  Flow Chart For Second Declension Nouns, 7-21
7.6  NTGreek Language Tools, 7-22
7.7  Vocabulary Study, 7-23
Study Guide, 7-25

Lesson Seven continues the study of second declension nouns. Lesson Six laid the foundational basics concerning Greek inflection as it pertained to masculine nouns. This lesson continues with second declension nouns by examining feminine and neuter nouns. Because this is the final lesson in second declension nouns, an extensive review is included. Twenty-seven MP3 audio files span this lesson to guide toward a consistent pronunciation of Greek vowels, consonants and words. At the conclusion of the lesson, the Study Guide integrates the principles presented in this lesson.


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Study Aids

The following individual study aids are designed to reinforce the material presented in Lesson Seven by making new material familiar, and familiar things new. An answer key is provided where necessary. The different levels represent an escalating level of difficulty. It is recommended to begin with the least difficult exercises under Level One and proceed through Level Three to receive maximum benefit from these resources. All PDF links open in a new window.

redsquare Study Guide Answer Key [studyguideanswerkey.pdf] Instruction
This is the answer key for the lesson's Study Guide. It is important to answer all of the lesson's exercises before consulting the answer key. SA 7:1-6
redsquare Vocabulary Practice [Audio PDF] Work Sheets
Practice writing the sixteen new vocabulary words from Lesson Seven on these pages. The practice sheets are in landscape format. The MP3 audio accompanying each word may be used for on-line viewing to hear the vocabulary word pronounced by the instructor. SA 7:7-8
redsquare Vocabulary Paradigms [Audio PDF] Instruction
All the vocabulary nouns for Lesson Seven are declined. The master case ending charts for these nouns is also included in this instructional paper. SA 7:9-14
redsquare Lesson Seven Vocabulary Study [Audio HTML] Exercise
This HTML exercise is a collection of Lesson Seven vocabulary flash cards presented in various ways with each method escalating in difficulty. Each set of vocabulary flash cards within the collection contain an automated answer key. Some of the quizes also include vocabulary from Lesson Six. SA pagination is not associated with this on-line exercise that opens in a new window.
redsquare Grammatical Concord and the Greek Article [articleconcord.pdf] Instruction
This is an important eight page essay that will help to alleviate any gaps of misunderstanding concerning the article's grammatical concord with masculine, feminine, and neuter nouns. SA 7:15-22
redsquare Correct Article [correctarticle.pdf] Exercise
The correct article is chosen from three choices in the left-hand column that matches the declension of several Greek nouns in the right-hand column. The gender of this lesson's vocabulary is essential. SA 7:23-24
redsquare Missing Letters [Audio PDF] Exercise
The missing vowel or vowels and consonants in words from the lesson’s vocabulary are filled in the blanks. All of the proper accents and breathings are included. Links to MP3 audio vocabulary files are also provided. A knowledge of accents and breathing marks are not necessary; however, a working knowledge of the lesson's vocabulary is mandatory. SA 7:25-26
redsquare Vocabulary Study [vocabularystudy.pdf] Exercise
The exercise is straightforward and covers all Greek vocabulary contained in the lesson. The proper article and definition for the vocabulary of Lesson Seven is to be filled in the blanks. Memorization of Lesson Seven vocabulary is necessary to do this exercise. SA 7:27-28
redsquare Crossword Puzzle [crosswordpuzzle.pdf] Exercise
Technical terms and transliterated vocabulary words from Lesson Seven were used to construct this puzzle. Twenty-eight clues help to solve the puzzle. This puzzle was designed with the aid of Discovery School. SA 7:29-30
redsquare Read and Translate [readandtranslate.pdf] Exercise
The importance of this exercise must not be overlooked! It guides how to translate the different cases as they interrelate with one another. Eighty-three short phrases are used, including all the vocabulary of Lesson Seven. SA 7:31-34
redsquare Lexical Form [lexicalform.pdf] Exercise
All the vocabulary words of Lesson Six and Seven are used in this exercise. The lexical form and the declension-paradigm notation for each Greek inflected word is to be supplied. SA 7:35-38
redsquare Quiz [leveltwoquiz.pdf] Test
The quiz is divided into three parts: multiple choice, true or false, and vocabulary questions. This quiz focuses on grammatical concord, declension-paradigm notation, the manner in which second declension case endings are formed, and a thorough knowledge of the vocabulary of Lesson Seven. SA 7:39-46
redsquare Let's Read Greek [letsreadgreek.pdf] Exercise
Several verses are read from the Greek New Testament Scriptures to challenge the student to see, hear and repeat actual NTGreek verses. SA pagination is not associated with this exercise.
redsquare Mind Bender [mindbender.pdf] Exercise
In this difficult exercise, the student chooses the noun or nouns that match the gender, number, and case as the key word. More than one match may be possible! SA 7:47-48
redsquare Grammatical Parsing [grammaticalparsing.pdf] Exercise
This demanding quiz is divided into five parts, including true or false statements, fill-in-the-blank, and grammatical parsing. All important elements of the lesson are included, and a mastery of the lesson's vocabulary and the Greek article are a must! SA 6:67-74
redsquare Substitution [substitution.pdf] Exercise
Pick from four choices that properly substitute for the correct case of the underlined English noun. Twelve short excerpts from the NTGreek text are cited in this exercise. SA 7:53-56
redsquare Quiz [levelthreequiz.pdf] Test
This demanding quiz is divided into three parts: Greek-English vocabulary, article, and true or false statements. SA 7:57-62
redsquare Comprehensive N-2B Feminine Noun List [n-2b.pdf] Instruction
This comprehensive list of second declension feminine nouns belongs in an appendix. However, because they were covered in this lesson, they are included here. Noun frequency of occurrence in NTGreek is also included in this study in parenthesis. SA 7:63-66
redsquare Comprehensive N-2C Neuter Noun List [n-2c.pdf] Instruction
Like the above comprehensive list n-2b nouns, this list of second declension neuter nouns also belongs in an appendix. However, because they were covered in this lesson, they are included here. Noun frequency of occurrence in NTGreek is also included in this study in parenthesis. SA 7:67-72
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