Flashcards in greek conditionals 1 Deck (11)
give the 4 types of greek conditional sentence
1. simple or logical conditional
2. general or indefinite
3. contrary-to-fact or unfulfilled
explain what simple/logical conditionals are
a logical connotation: 'if A then B'
how does a general/indefinite conditional differ from a simple/logical conditional?
you can insert the word 'ever' into the protasis
what do general/indefinite conditionals have the same syntax as?
indefinite relative clauses (which is why they're sometimes called 'conditional relatives')
how else can εαν be spelt?
ην or αν (long alpha)
what makes a contrary-to-fact/unfulfilled conditional different?
the fact that it denotes if something were/had been the case
give the three types of future conditional
1. future less vivid
2. future more vivid
3. future most vivid
give an english eg of a future less vivid
if we were to visit athens next year, we might see the Parthenon
give an english eg of a future more vivid
if you come over tonight we'll have pizza
give an english eg of a future most vivid
if you do that Antigone, Creon will kill you!