Greek conjunction

 

A conjunction is a word that gets together together two or more words, clauses, phrases, or sentences. They could be used to join together similar words or to compare different items. For example: "but", "and", "also", "however". A Greek conjunction is used like English conjunction and typically do not modify forms.

 

Coordinating Conjunctions

 

ἀλλά

but, rather, on the contrary; adds emphasis or distinguish; not only this but also

ἄρα

consequently, therefore, then, thus, so

ἆρα

interrogative particle expecting a negative response

γάρ

for, since, then; indeed, certainly

γάρ δέ

but, to the contrary, rather; and; now, then, so

διόπερ

therefore indeed, for this very reason

εἴτε

if, whether

or; than

ἤτοι

or

καί

and, also, but, even; that is, namely

μήτε

and not

οὐδέ

neither, nor, and not; not, not even

οὖν

therefore, then; thus, so, accordingly

οὔτε

not, no, nor

τέ

and; and so, so

τοίνυν

inferential particle therefore, then, for that very reason then

          

Subordinating Conjunctions              

                           

 

ἐάν

if; even if, though; when; sometimes used as particle indicating contingency in certain constructions

εἰ

if; whether; that; if only, surely; since

εἴπερ

since, if it is true that

ἐπάν

when, as soon as

ἡνίκα

when

ἤπερ

than

ἵνα

in order that; so that; that; with subj. sometimes = impv

ἱνατί

conj. why? for what reason?

καθό

as, according as; in so far as, to the degree that

καθότι

because, for; as, in so far as

καθώς

as, just as; inasmuch as, because; in so far as, to the degree that; how, that

καθώσπερ

as, just as

καίτοιγε

although, and yet

ὅπου

where; whereas, while

ὅπως

that, in order that

ὅταν

when, whenever, as often as

ὅτε

when, at which time; while, as long as

ὅτι

that; because, for, since; may mark the beginning of direct discourse

πρίν

before

πῶς

particle how? in what way? how is it possible?

ὡσεί

like, as; about, approximately

ὥσπερ

as, just as, even as; like

ὡσπερεί

as, as though

ὥστε

that, so that, with the result that; in order that, for the purpose of; therefore, thus, so, accordingly

ἕως

conj. until; while; prep. with gen. to, until, as far as, to the point of; as many as


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