Imperfect Tense Three
Classical Greek has 4 PRIMARY Tenses:
Present Future Perfect Future Perfect
There are also 3 SECONDARY Tenses for PAST ACTIONS
IMPERFECT AORIST PLUPERFECT
The Imperfect is used to describe continuous habitual repeated past actions.
All of these secondary tenses have an initial ε added called the augment.
Some are irregular and have irregular Imperfect forms with a pluperfect meaning.
Like Attic ἔοικε
However the laws of contraction apply to augment e
see the next post.