Καὶ αὕτη ἐστὶν ἡ μαρτυρία τοῦ Ἰωάννου (John 1:19.a)

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“Καὶ” is a coordinating conjunction meaning “And”.

“αὕτη” is a feminine, singular, nominative, demonstrative pronoun meaning “this”.

“ἐστὶν” is a third person, singular, present, indicative verb meaning “is”.

“μαρτυρία” is a feminine, singular, nominative noun meaning “testimony” or “witness”.

“τοῦ’ is a masculine, singular, genitive article meaning “the” but which is not rendered into English in this instance (we do not say “the John”, or as would be required here “the John’s”).

” Ἰωάννου” is a masculine, singular, genitive noun meaning “of John”.

The sense of the clause is “And this is the testimony of John”.

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