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792. ἠ-μί (cp. Lat. a-io) say occurs only in the present and imperfect 1 and 3 sing., and is used in parentheses (as Lat. inquam, inquit).

Forms: ἠμί, ἠσί; ἦν, . Examples: παῖ, ἠμί, παῖ boy, I say, boy! (emphatic repetition). ἦν δ᾽ ἐγώ said I, δ᾽ ὅς said he (1113).

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