Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Suffix of the Optative.—The optative adds the mood suffix -ι_-, or -ιη- which contracts with the final vowel of the tense-stem: λύ_οιμι for λύ_ο-ι_-μι, φιλοίην for φιλεο-ίη-ν, τιθείην for τιθε-ίη-ν. -ιη- occurs only before active endings. When the suffix is -ιη-, the 1 pers. sing. ends in ; as τι_μαο-ίη-ν τι_μῴην; when it is -ι_-, the 1 pers. sing. ends in -μι, as τι_μάο-ι_-μι τι_μῷμι.

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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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