greek verb to remember

Let’s learn a passive verb in Greek, with active meaning! the verb «θυμάμαι» which means “I remember”

In this lesson we will explain the present tense, as well as the future and the past tense.

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is conjugated like the verbs;

κοιμάμαι (I sleep),
λυπάμαι (I am sorry/ I am sad),
φοβάμαι (I am afraid/ scared)

Good news!
These 4 verbs belong to one category, so they all end on -άμαι and their conjugation is the same.

Conjugation of the verb  « θυμάμαι »  in the present tense. 


Εγώ                   θυμάμαι 

Εσύ                   θυμάσαι

Αυτός,ή,ό       θυμάται

Εμείς                θυμόμαστε

Εσείς                θυμόσαστε/ θυμάστε

Αυτοί,ές,ά       θυμούνται 


For example;

  • Θυμάσαι την Ελένη;       Do you remember Eleni?
  • Δεν θυμάμαι τίποτα.       I do not remember anything.
  • Ο Γιώργος δεν θυμάται πού είναι το κινητό του.       Giorgos does not remember where his mobile phone is.

The Conjugation in the Future Tense


Εγώ                   θα θυμηθώ

Εσύ                   θα θυμηθείς

Αυτός,ή,ό        θα θυμηθεί

Εμείς                θα θυμηθούμε

Εσείς                θα θυμηθείτε

Αυτοί,ές,ά       θα θυμηθούν


Some examples; 

  • Δεν ξέρω αν θα θυμηθεί τα γενέθλιά μου.       I don’t know if he/ she will remember my birthday.
  • Θα θυμηθείς να πάρεις ψωμί;                            Will you remember to buy bread?
  • Θα θυμηθούν ότι το πάρτι είναι στις 20.00 και όχι στις 19.00;     Will they remember that the party is at 8pm and not 7pm?

The Conjugation in the Past Tense









Some examples;

  • Συγνώμη, δεν θυμήθηκα το ραντεβού μας.      I am sorry, I didn’t remember our appointment
  • Θυμήθηκες να πάρεις τηλέφωνο την Ελένη;    Did you remember to call Eleni?
  • Ο φίλος μου θυμήθηκε τα γενέθλιά μου.           My friend remembered my birthday.


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