The Ω-Conjugation: Mute Verbs, Futures in -ῶ

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346. a. Verbs in -ίζω (verb stems in -ιδ-) commonly make the future in -ιῶ, dropping -δ- and taking the suffix -εο:ε-, which then contracts as in the liquid future (324).

κομίζω (κομιδ-, carry) κομιῶ

In later Greek the forms in -ίσω occur.

b. A few verbs in -άζω (stems in -αδ-) drop -σ- in the future and contract, like presents in -άω (316): βιβάζω, βιβάσω (βιβαδ-, make go) contracted to βιβῶ, βιβᾱς, etc.

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Meagan Ayer, ed. Goodell’s School Grammar of Attic Greek. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: Dickinson College Commentaries, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-947822-10-8. http://dcc.dickinson.edu/grammar/goodell/%CF%89-conjugation-mute-verbs-futures-%E1%BF%B6