Greek1001_Part_25 - Formation of the Future Tense 1. The...

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75 Formation of the Future Tense 1. The future stem is formed by adding the tense-suffix - s o/e to the verb-stem: læsv, læsomai; yfsv from tÛyhmi ; deÛjv deÛknumi . 2. In verbs showing strong and weak grades, the ending is added to the strong stem: leÛpv leÛcv, tfkv tfjv, pn¡v pneæsomai, dÛdvmi d¯sv . 3. Verb stems ending in a short vowel lengthen the vowel before the tense suffix ( a to h except after e, i, r ): tim±v timfsv, Fil¡v Filfsv . 4. Verb stems ending in liquids ( l, r ) or nasals ( m, n ) add - es o/e -; then s drops and e contracts with the following vowel: FaÛnv ( Fan -), Fan˙ Fan-¡sv . 5. Labial ( p, b, F ) and palatal ( k, g, x ) stops at the end of the verb-stem unite with s to form c or j Dentals ( t, d, y ) are lost before s . kAp-t-v (kop-), kAcv, kAcomai; bl±p-t-v (blab-), bl±cv, bl±comai; gr±Fv, gr±cv, gr±comai; pl¡kv, pl¡jv, pl¡jomai; l¡gv, l¡jv, l¡jomai; tar±ttv (tarax-), tar±jv, tar±jomai; Fr±zv (Frad-), Fr±sv; peÛyv (piy-, peiy-), peÛsv, peÛsomai. 6. When e o is added to the verb stem, it is lengthened to h v : boælomai (boul-e-),
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