Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Thematic Vowel.—Some tense-stems end in a vowel which varies between ο and ε (or ω and η) in certain forms. This is called the thematic (or variable) vowel. Thus λύ_ο-μεν λύ_ε-τε, λύ_ω-μεν λύ_η-τε,

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λύ_σο-μεν λύ_σε-τε. The thematic vowel is written όε or ώη, as λυ_όε-, γραφώη-. See cross456.

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Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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