Greek Imperatives

The imperative is used for a command, occuring in the 2nd and 3rd person. The imperative uses the present tense stem (continous action) or the aorist tense stem (without augment) (undefined action).


Present tense stem + Connecting vowel + Imperative morpheme.

Unaugmented Aorsti Stem + Tense Formative + Imperative morpheme



Imperative morpheme chart
  active and aorist passive middle and passive
2 sg ? ?
3 sg τω σθω
2 pl τε σθε
3 pl τωσαν σθωσαν
Contract verbs: αε -> α, εε -> ε, οε -> οθ.


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