maimˈing noun
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  • πηρώσει — πήρωσις maiming fem nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic) πηρώσεϊ , πήρωσις maiming fem dat sg (epic) πήρωσις maiming fem dat sg (attic ionic) πηρόω maim aor subj act 3rd sg (epic) πηρόω maim fut ind mid 2nd sg πηρόω maim fut ind act 3rd sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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