The first aorist in Greek being a " weak " tense, i.e.
Formed by a suffix (-aa), whereas the second aorist is a " strong " tense, distinguished by the form of the root-syllable, we expect to find a constant tendency to diminish the number of second aorists in use.
Aorist indic.) "placed" or "offered"; and forms corresponding to the article (ta- = Greek rò) seem also reasonably probable.
(b) The aorist formed by reduplication: as &Sae, taught; AEAas oOac, to seize.
It will be evident that under this rule the perfect and first aorist subjunctive should always take a short vowel; and this accordingly is the case, with very few exceptions.
If the verb is aorist the answer is do for all verbs.
To For g ypaa, the epistolary aorist, at the close of a letter, cf.