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INTERROGATIVE PRONOUNS

Interrogative pronouns are used when one wants to ask questions. The Greek ones are below: 1) . This interrogative is invariable. It occurs: a) as a noun (neuter singular, nominative or accusative) what ;-Whats happening? ;-What did Andreas got sick from? ;-Tell me what he told you? b) as an adjective (referring to nouns of every gender, number and case) what kind, what ;-What day is it today? ;-What role does she play? The pronoun , when it indicates quality, is frequently accompanied by the noun or kind. ;-What kind of chocolate do you have? ;-What kind of teacher do you want? c) The pronoun may also function as an adverb: how, for (in) what?) etc !-How nice! !-What a nice! !-What a shame! 2) , , . This interrogative pronoun follows the declension pattern of . It is generally translated as which and who. The genitive case shows two alternate forms: and ; and ; and . Also, the accusative plural of the masculine shows two forms: and . The pronoun agrees in gender, number and case with the noun with which it stands in construction: , . The pronoun may function as an adjective or it may be nominalised. -Which child is absent. ;-Who is it at this hour? The short forms of the genitive case occur generally as attributive adjectives. The long forms, which are slightly more emphatic, function both as adjectives or may be normalised.

;-Whose child is he? ;-Whose coffee is this? Instead of the genitive case of , the forms , which, of which, of what, both genitive cases of the old interrogative pronoun who, which may sometimes be used. The singular form of occurs more than the plural form ; both forms modified nouns of genders / ;-Whose car caught on fire. 3) , , . This interrogative pronoun follows the declension pattern of It is translated as how much and how many. The pronoun function as an adjective and it may be nominalised. The neuter singular form may also function as an adverb. ;-How many do I have to take with me? ;-How much did he tell you?