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568. Precative endings

The precative endings, then, accepted in the later language (including, in brackets, those which are identical with the simple optative), are as follows:


active.middle.

s.d.p.s.d.p.
1yā́samyā́svayā́sma[īyá][īváhi][īmáhi]
2[yā́s]yā́stamyā́staīṣṭhā́sīyā́sthāmīḍhvam
3[yā́t]yā́stāmyā́susīṣṭáīyā́stām[īrán]

a. Respecting the precative, see further 921 ff.

b. As to the general uses of the optative, see below, 573 ff.