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Time passed. We were running.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014, 8:06 am
by Edyta Kwiatkowska
Please help me. Past tense - grammar.
As we speak and write in Greek?
I wrote, you wrote, he wrote, we wrote, they wrote.
Very please reply.

Re: Time passed. We were running.

Posted: March 3rd, 2014, 11:19 am
by Stephen Hughes
Past time

"I wrote" etc. (Aorist)
Sections 33.2 and 33.3 of this section of Shirley Rollinson's grammar notes will help you.

NB. The verb form for he / she / it are all the same in Greek in the indicative mood.

"We were runnng" etc. (Imperfect)
Section 29.2 - of the same grammar notes - and use the STEM -τρεχ-

The pronunciation of Greek is similar to other languages using the Cyrillic alphabet - look at this animation

Feel free to ask questions after you've tried to use that grammar to find the forms. :)

Re: Time passed. We were running.

Posted: March 4th, 2014, 4:09 pm
by Edyta Kwiatkowska
Thank you very much for your reply. I see that the past tense is not that difficult.