Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Some primitive vowel verbs in -ιω, -υω ( cross522) formed their present stem by the aid of the suffix y (y), which has been lost. Denominatives in -ιω, -υω, -ευω regularly added the suffix, as poet. μηνί-ω am wroth from μηνι-yω (μῆνι-ς wrath), poet. δακρύ_ω weep (δάκρυ tear), poet. φι_τύ_-ω beget from φι_τυ-yω, μεθύω am drunk, βασιλεύω am king. Poet. δηρί_ομαι, μαστίω, μητίομαι, κηκίω, ἀχλύω, γηρύω, ἰθύω.

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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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