Modern Greek/Lesson 09.4

Lesson 9.5: Past tenses of είμαι and έχωEdit

The verbs είμαι and έχω have only a single past tense, rather than separate imperfect and past tenses.

 
Ο Αχιλλέας

Είμαι - To BeEdit

Verb TableEdit

Verb
Είμαι · To Be
- Sing. Plu.
1st ήμουν ήμασταν
2nd ήσουν ήσασταν
3rd ήταν ήταν

ExamplesEdit

Example
Ο Αχιλλέας ήταν γιός του Πηλέα, βασιλιά των Μυρμιδόνων, και της Νηρηίδας Θέτιδας.[1] Achilles was the son of Peleus, king of the Myrmidons, and the nymph Thetis.

Έχω - To HaveEdit

Verb
Έχω · To Have
- Sing. Plu.
1st είχα είχαμε
2nd είχες έιχατε
3rd είχε είχαν

ExamplesEdit

SummaryEdit

  • We have learnt

ExercisesEdit

Now try the exercises here.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ from http://el.wikipedia.org/wiki/Αχιλλέας