[Course Forum] Greek Conjugation: Principal Parts ♫ Audio

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:construction: List of items that are up for review :construction:

:one::construction_worker_man: List of entries that are (maybe) not entirely correct. Had difficulties to check.

:warning: στρατοπεδεύω στρατοπεδεύσω ἐστρατοπέδευσα (wrong future? maybe more often in medium?)
:warning: ὁμόω ὀμόσω ὤμοσα (maybe deponent??)

:two::construction_worker_woman: Kind of sure that the next batch of entries is accurate, but I’ll double check later:

:bulb: ἐπείγω ἐπείξομαι ἤπειξα (maybe more deponents)
:bulb: θαυμάζω θαυμάσω ἐθαύμασα (check whether future shouldn’t be θαυμάσομαι (deponent form))
:bulb: ἐξετάζω (is ἐξετάσω really the correct future? Or is it a subjunctive form?)
:bulb: διώκω (is διώξω really the correct future? Or is it a subjunctive form?)
:bulb: χωρέω χωρήσω ἐχώρησα (wrong future? Maybe ?always/most of the time? in medium/passive?)

Hi @Robert-Alexander,

I have compiled a similar list and course (although solely for irregular verbs) and so I might be able to help.

  1. The future form of στρατοπεδεύσω is middle: στρατοπεδεύσομαι; the rest of the forms are regular.
  2. The future of θαυμάζω in Attic Greek is only θαυμάσομαι. θαυμάσω appears much later.
  3. For διώκω, the correct future is διώξομαι (other PPs are ἐδίωξα, δεδίωχα, -, ἐδιώχθην).
  4. The only irregularity for χωρέω is the double form of the future: χωρήσω/χωρήσομαι. Both appear in Attic prose.
  5. ἐξετάσω is the correct future form.

For my list I used Smyth’s Greek Grammar alongside Veitch’s Greek Verbs Irregular and Defective. A more user-friendly resource is lexigram.com, however without a paid subscription users are limited to one search a day.

I’ll message you directly if you would like me to send you my working file :smiley:

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Wow, that’s very kind and helpful. I’ll check this over X-mas and reply to your suggestions in depth. I have to admit that I am a fledgling when it comes to Greek. And I guess we both must have realized that Greek grammar is a bit - hmmm - let’s say - convoluted. Thus I really appreciate your help. I’m interested in that excel file. I’ll send you my mail adress. In return, I could send you my excel file and - for what it’s worth - the audio files (when I’m done with the corrections).

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Happy to help! I love the Greek language and will do what I can to promote it :smiley:

And I guess we both must have realized that Greek grammar is a bit - hmmm - let’s say - convoluted.

Indeed… honestly, “convoluted” is an understatement! :laughing: I have been studying Greek for five years and no matter how confident I think I get with the language and its Grammar, it always finds a way to stump me.