ὄνομα αὐτῷ Ἰωάννης (John 1:6.c)

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“ὄνομα” is a neuter, singular, nominative noun, meaning “name”.

“αὐτῷ” is a third person, personal, singular, masculine, dative noun, meaning “whose”.

“Ἰωάννης” is a masculine, singular, nominative, proper noun, meaning “John”.

The sense of the clause is  “whose name [was] John.”

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