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Present Indicative.—a. The primary personal endings are added to the stem with the strong form in the singular and the weak form in the dual and plural.

b. In the 2 sing. τίθης, ἵ_ης, ἵστης, δείκνυ_ς, etc., ς has been added to the stem. This ς is obscure in origin, but cannot be derived from -σι. τιθει-ς is rare.

c. 3 sing. τίθησι, ἵστησι, etc., with -σι for -τι ( cross463 c).

d. 3 plur. τιθέα_σι, ἱστᾶσι, etc., from τιθέ-αντι, ἱστά-αντι ( cross463 d).

e. For the retention of ς in τίθε-σαι, etc., see cross465 a, b, and N. 2.

f. δίδομαι in the middle present and imperfect is used only in composition, as ἀποδίδομαι. But the simple form occurs in the passive.

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