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Greek Nouns of the Third Declension.


Many nouns originally Greek - mostly proper names - retain Greek forms of inflection. So especially -

1. Genitive singular in -os, as, tigridos.

2. Accusative singular in -a, as, aethera.

3. Vocative singular like the stem, as, Periclé, Orpheu, Atlá.

4. Nominative plural in -es, as, héróes.

5. Accusative plural in -as, as, héróas.