Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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The Article with Participles.—A participle with the article may denote an entire class: ὁ βουλόμενος any one who wishes. Cp. cross2050, cross2052.

ὁ τυχών any chance comer, ὁ ἡγησόμενος a guide, οὐκ ἀπορήσετε τῶν ἐθελησόντων ὑπὲρ ὑ_μῶν κινδυ_νεύειν you will not be in want of those who will be willing to encounter danger for you D. 20.166, οἱ λογοποιοῦντες newsmongers 4. 49. The same sense is expressed by πᾶς ὁ with a participle or adjective. On the article with a participle in the predicate, see cross1152.

a. When the reference is to a particular occasion, the article may be particular ( cross2052); as ὁ λέγων the speaker on a definite occasion.

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Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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