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414. Negative imperative (prohibitive).

The imperative in prohibitions takes the negative “μή”. The tenses employed are the present, the aorist, and the perfect, the perfect chiefly as a present perfect (303). The first person is represented by the subjunctive (373). In the second person aorist, the subjunctive is used practically to the exclusion of the imperative. In the third person aorist, the subjunctive is preferred in standard prose.

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