Greek Grammar

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Verb Moods - Εγκλίσεις

Moods are forms of the verb that express how the action or event is presented by the speaker. There are three moods in Greek: the indicative, the subjunctive and the imperative. The infinitive and the participle are condidered as moods as well.

The indicative mood (οριστική) presents the action or the event as something real or certain, in other words as an objective fact. This mood is to be found in all tenses. All tenses above were examined in the indicative mood:

Η Ελένη μιλάει ελληνικά. Helen speaks Greek.
Η Μαρία πήγε στην Ελλάδα. Maria went to Greece.

Find more about the moods in the files below:

pdf document The subjunctive mood - Υποτακτική

pdf document The imperative mood - Προστακτική

pdf document The participle - Μετοχή

pdf document The infinitive - Απαρέμφατο

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