Bill Mounce

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4. English Noun Inflection

After the alphabet, inflection is what makes Greek the most different from English and hard for us to understand. Inflection just means that words change their form because of differences in meaning and function, much like the same pronoun can be “he” (masculine), “she” (feminine), or “they” (plural). In this chapter we will focus on the inflection of English nouns.