Indicates the verbal idea as actual.

The Declarative Indicative 

This use of the indicative makes a simple statement of fact.

The Interrogative Indicative

The indicative mood is used to ask a simple question. Reality is implied in a fact asked about in the indicative mood.

The Cohortative Indicative

The indicative may be used to express a command or a strong suggestion. This is especially true of the future indicative.

The Potential Indicative

The indicative is sometimes accompanied by the idea of contingency. This idea is given by the use of ἄν, the meaning of the verb, or by context. ἄν may or may not be used.

The indicative may be used to express a necessity and from the necessity an obligation. Usually with ἔδει.

Wish (unfulfilled- ὀφείλον – would that) or impulse.

Used in Certain Forms of Conditions.

Positive and Negative

Οὐ - expects an affirmative reply

Μή – expects a negative answer

Indicative Mood = Reality

Imperfect 

        Active 

                  ἔλυ (ον)                      ἐλύ (ομεν)

                  ἔλυ (ες)                       ἐλύ (ετε)

                  ἔλυ (ς)                         ἔλυ (ον)

        Middle / Passive

                  ἐλυ (ὀμην)                ἐλυ (ὀμεθα)

                  ἐλύ (ου)                      ἐλύ (εσθε)

                  ἐλύ (ετο)                    ἐλυ (όντο)

Future 

        Active

                  λύ (σω)                      λύ (σομεν)

                  λύ (σεις)                    λύ (σετε)

                  λύ (σει)                      λύ (σουσι)

        Middle 

                  λύ (σομαι)                λύ (σομεθα)

                  λύ (σῃ)                       λύ (σεθε)

                  λυ (σεται)                 λύ (σονται)

        Passive 

                  λυ (θήσομαι)           λυ (θησόμεθα)

                  λυ (θήσῃ)                  λυ (θήσεσθε)

                  λυ (θήεται)               λυ (θήσονται)

2nd Aorist

        Active 

                  ἔλιπ (ον)                     ἐλίπ (ομεν)

                  ἔλιπ (ες)                      ἐλίπ (ετε)

                  ἔλιπ (ε)                        ἔλιπ (ον)

        Middle 

                  ἐλιπ (όμεν)                 ἐλιπ (όμεθα)

                  ἐλίπ (ου)                      ἐλίπ (εσθε)

                  ἐλίπ (ετο)                    ἐλίπ (οντο)

        Passive

                  ἐλίπ (ην)                     ἐλίπ (ημεν)

                  ἐλίπ (ης                       ἐλίπ (ητε)

                  ἐλίπ (ῃ)                        ἐλίπ (ησαν)

2nd Perfect 

        Active

                  λέλοιπ (α)                   λέλοιπ (αμεν)

                  λέλοιπ (ας)                 λέλοιπ (ατε)

                  λέλοιπ (ε)                    λέλοιπ (ασι)

Present

        Active 

                  λύ(ω)                          λύ (ομεν)

                  λύ (εις                        λύ (ετε)

                  λύ (ει)                         λύ (ουσι)

        Middle / Passive

                  λύ (ομαι)                   λυ (όμεθα)

                  λύ (ῃ)                          λύ (εσθε)

                  λύ (εται)                    λύ (ονται)

1st Aorist

        Active 

                  ἔλυ (σα)                      ἔλυ (σαμεν)

                  ἔλυ (σας)                    ἔλυ (σατε)

                  ἔλυ (σε)                       ἔλυ (σαν)

        Middle 

                  ἐλυ (σαμἠν)              ἐλύ (σαμεθα)

                  ἐλύ (σω)                     ἐλύ (σασθε)

                  ἐλύ (σατο)                 ἐλύ (σαντο)

        Passive 

                  ἐλύ (θην)                    ἐλύ (θημεν)

                  ἐλύ (θης)                     ἐλύ (θητε)

                  ἐλύ (θῃ)                       ἐλύ (θησαν)

1st Perfect

        Active 

                  λέλυ (κα)                     λέλυ (καμεν)

                  λέλυ (κας)                   λέλυ (κατε)

                  λέλυ (κε)                      λέλυ (κασι) [or]  (καν)

        Middle/Passive 

                  λέλυ (μαι)                     λέλυ (μεθα)

                  λέλυ (σαι)                     λέλυ (σθε)

                  λέλυ (ται)                      λέλυ (νται)

1st Pluperfect

        Active 

                  ἐλελύ (κειν)                 ἐλελύ (κειμεν)

                  ἐλελύ (κεις)                  ἐλελύ (κειτε)

                  ἐλελύ (κει)                    ἐλελύ (κεισαν)

        Middle/Passive            

                  ἐλελύ (μην)                  ἐλελύ (μεθα)

                  ἐλελύ (σο)                    ἐλελύ (σθε)

                  ἐλελύ (το)                     ἐλελύ (ντο)