ImperativeThe imperative mood is used to express commands and prohibitions.
- Commands: The imperative is used to express commands. Smyth 1836-1839 “ἄγε δὴ ἀκούσατε” Xen. Apol. 14; come listen
- Prohibitions: The imperative with μή is used to express prohibitions. Smyth 1840-1844 “μὴ μαινώμεθα μηδ᾽ αἰσχρῶς ἀπολώμεθα” Xen. Anab. 7.1.29; let us not act like madmen nor perish disgracefully