Verb Conjugation Overview

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380. The various ways of forming the tenses of verbs have now been shown, and are here grouped together.

  1. Present System
    1. Ω- Conjugation:
      Formative-vowel class, suffix -ο:ε- (257)
      Tau class, suffix -το:ε- (258)
      Iota class, suffix -ιο:ε- (259)
      Inceptive class, suffix -σκο:ε-, -ισκο:ε- (260)
      Nasal class, sufix -νο:ε-, -ανο:ε- (with or without inserted nasal), -υνο:ε-, -νεο:ε- (261)
    2. Mι- Conjugation:
      Nasal class, -νυ:ῡ-, -ννυ:ῡ- (356),
      Root class, no suffix (357).
  2. Future System
    • Common or sigmatic future: suffix -σο:ε- (278)
    • Liquid future: suffix -εο:ε- (324; cp. 346)
    • "Doric future": suffix -σεο:ε- (326)
  3. Aorist System
    • Σα- aorist: suffix -σα:ε- (280),
    • Liquid aorist: suffix -α:ε- with vowel-lengthening (327)
    • Thematic or formative-vowel aorist: suffix -ο:ε- (347)
    • Root-aorist, no suffix (366).
  4. Perfect Active System
    • Κα- perfect: suffix -κα:ε- with reduplication (288)
    • Α- perfect: suffix -α:ε- with reduplication (332)
    • Root perfect: no suffix, with reduplication (370)
  5. Perfect Middle System
    • No suffix, with reduplication (299)
  6. Passive System
    • Θη- passive: suffix -θε:η- (302)
    • H- passive: suffix -ε:η- (334)
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Suggested Citation

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/verb-conjugation-overview