Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Futures with Present Forms.—The following verbs have no future suffix, the future thus having the form of a present: ἔδομαι (ἐδ-) eat, πί_ομαι (πι-) drink, χέω (χυ-) and χέομαι, pour. See cross529. 5, 8.

a. These are probably old subjunctives which have retained their future meaning. In ἔδομαι and πί_ομαι the mood-sign is short ( cross457 D.). Hom. has βέομαι or βείομαι live, δήω find, κήω (written κείω) lie, ἐξανύω achieve, ἐρύω draw, τανύω strelch, and ἀλεύεται avoid. νέομαι go is for νεσομαι.

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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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