Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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A short vowel of the verb-stem remains short in the future but is lengthened in the first aorist ( cross544). Thus:

a. α in the future, η in the aorist: φαίνω (φαν-) show, φανῶ, ἔφηνα. In this class fall all verbs in -αινω, -αιρω, -αλλω.

b. ε in the future, ει in the aorist: μέν-ω remain, μενῶ, ἔμεινα; στέλλω (στελ-) send, στελῶ, ἔστειλα. Here belong verbs in -ελλω, -εμω, -εμνω, -ερω, -ειρω, -ενω, -εινω.

c. ι in the future, ι_ in the aorist: κλί_νω (κλιν-) incline, κλινῶ, ἔκλι_να. Here belong verbs in -ιλλω, -ι_νω, -ι_ρω.

d. υ in the future, υ_ in the aorist: σύ_ρω (συρ-) drag, συρῶ, ἔσυ_ρα. Here belong verbs in -υ_ρω, -υ_νω.

For the formation of the future stem see cross535, of the aorist stem see cross544.

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