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The Greek Verb: Croy Lesson 12 - Future Tense

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(no distinction between middle and passive forms)
NOTE: the aorist has distinct middle and passive forms

PAST TENSE: Right now, you know just one kind of past tense: the Imperfect. Soon you will learn another kind of past tense which belongs to the Aorist system.

Imperfect Indicative (Past)

active - ἔλυον 10.65
Mid-Pass - ἠρχόμην 11.70


NON-PAST TENSE: The Future is another example of a non-past tense. The Future is part of the Aorist system, where middle and passive forms are NOT the same. You will learn Future Passive later.

Present Indicative

Active - λύω 2.11
Mid-Pass - ἄρχομαι 9.55

Future Indicative

Active - λύσω 12.76
Middle - ἄρξομαι 12.77
INFINITIVE: You will learn the Infinitive for the Aorist system later.

Present Infinitive

Active - λύειν 2.12
Mid-Pass - ἄρχεσθαι 9.57



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