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[*] 280. Future perfect active. The future perfect active is found chiefly in the periphrastic form, where it has the full perfect force. The simple form is found only in a few verbs in which the perfect is used as a present: “τεθνήξω”, I shall be dead; “ἑστήξω”, I shall stand. “ἂν ταῦτ᾽ εἰδῶμεν, καὶ τὰ δέοντ᾽ ἐσόμεθ᾽ ἐγνωκότες καὶ λόγων ματαίων ἀπηλλαγμένοι,” DEM.4.50. “πῶς οὖν εὔοπκα ἀντομωμοκὼς ἔσται φάσκων εὖ εἰδέναι;” ANTIPHON, 1.8 . “ἆρ᾽ οὖν τὸν ἀεὶ χρόνον μεμαθηκυῖα ἔσται ἡ ψυχὴ αὐτοῦ;” PLATO , Meno, 86 A (future ascertainment). “τεθνήξεις,” AR. Vesp. 654 ; You will be a dead man. “ἑστήξω παρ᾽ αὐτόν,” Lys. 634 ; I will stand by his side.
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