Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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The aorist may be translated by the perfect when the perfect has the force of a present ( cross1946, cross1947): ἐκτησάμην I have acquired (κέτκημαι I possess), ἐθαύμασα I have wondered (τεθαύμακα I admire). Thus, ἔκτησο αὐτὸς τά περ αὐτὸς ἐκτήσαο keep thyself what thyself hast gained Hdt. 7.29.

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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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