Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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Euphonic Changes.—For the euphonic changes in these forms see cross82-87, 103.

a. Labial Stems.—λέλειμ-μαι is for λελειπ-μαι, λέλειφ-θον is for λελειπ-σθον, λέλειφθε is for λελειπ-σθε ( cross103). In the same manner are inflected other labial stems, as τρί_βω (τρι_β-) rub, ῥί_πτω (ῥι_π-) throw: τέτρι_μ-μαι for τετρι_β-μαι, τέτρι_ψαι for τετρι_β-σαι, etc. Stems ending in μπ drop π before μ, but retain it before other consonants. Thus,

πεπεμπ-μαιbecomesπέπεμμαιπεπεμπ-μεθαbecomesπεπέμμεθα
πεπεμπ-σαιπέπεμψαιπεπεμπ-σθεπέπεμφθε ( cross103)
πεπεμπ-ταιπέπεμπται

b. Dental Stems.—πέπεις-ται is for πεπειθ-ται ( cross83), πέπεις-θον is for πεπειθθον ( cross83), πέπεισθε is for πεπειθ- (ς) θε ( cross83, cross103). The ς thus produced was trans

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ferred to the first persons πέπεισμαι, πεπείσμεθα ( cross86, cross87). Like πέπεισμαι, etc., are formed and inflected ἔψευσμαι from ψεύδω (ψευδ-) deceive, πέφρασμαι from φράζω (φραδ-) declare, ἔσπεισμαι ( cross100) from σπένδω (σπενδ-) pour a libation.

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