Koine Greek/15

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9. The First Declension[edit | edit source]

The first declension ends in either α or η, and is usually feminine, but there are exceptions. They follow the following pattern.

ἡ γραφή - The writing
  Singular Plural
Nom ἡ γραφή αἱ γραφαί
Gen τῆς γραφῆς τῶν γραφῶν
Dat τῇ γραφῇ ταῖς γραφαῖς
Acc τὴν γραφήν τὰς γραφάς

ἡ καρδία - The heart
Singular Plural
Nom ἡ καρδία αἱ καρδίαι
Gen τῆς καρδίας τῶν καρδίων
Dat τῇ καρδίᾳ ταῖς καρδίαις
Acc τὴν καρδίαν τὰς καρδίας