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Grammar:Tutorial/Conjunction of nouns

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Irregular verbs Conjunction of nouns Pronoun suffixes

The genitive case is expressed by placing two nouns (let's call them A and B) one after the other without a preposition in the middle. “A B” in Hebrew roughly corresponds to “A of B” in English.

The article of the first word in a conjunction is always omitted but is implied if the second word has an article. So in a conjunction either both words are definite or both a indefinite.

Sometimes more than two words may form a conjunction: “A B C” means “A of B of C”. In this case only the last one (C) may have an explicit article.

Every word in a conjunction except of the last is put into conjunctive form. For most words the conjunctive form is the same as the primary form.

Conjunctive form for feminine words with the last letter is ה is formed by replacement of ה with ת.

For the words in plural ending with ים we have ים replaced with י in the plural conjunctive form. When an adjective is after a conjunction, it may be an attribute of every of several nouns in the conjunction (if allowed by agreement in number and gender). In this case all adjectives are determiners of the same noun.