ἔρχομαι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ἔρχομαι (érkhomai)

  1. I come, go

Usage notes[edit]

ἔρχομαι is a highly irregular verb that takes multiple verb forms for different tenses, according to preference. The verb forms typically given as its principal parts do not necessarily reflect the most commonly used forms during Attic times, however they do conjugate regularly compared to the most commonly used forms.

For convenience, both the conjugations of the principal parts and the common forms will be given.

Non-indicative present forms in Attic are usually adopted from εἶμι (as conjugated below).

Inflection[edit]

Along with a few others (λαβέ (labé), ἰδέ (idé), εὑρέ (heuré), εἰπέ (eipé)), the aorist imperative has an irregular accent: ἐλθέ (elthé) and not **ἔλθε. This is not the case in compounds, however.

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