adulor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ad + *ulos (tail), which is from Proto-Indo-European *ul (the tail), see also Lithuanian valai (horsehair of the tail) and Sanskrit वाल (vāla, tail). The original sense described the wagging of a tail like a fawning dog.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

adūlor (present infinitive adūlārī, perfect active adūlātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I fawn upon
  2. I flatter or court
  3. I make obeisance to

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of adulor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adūlor adūlāris, adūlāre adūlātur adūlāmur adūlāminī adūlantur
imperfect adūlābar adūlābāris, adūlābāre adūlābātur adūlābāmur adūlābāminī adūlābantur
future adūlābor adūlāberis, adūlābere adūlābitur adūlābimur adūlābiminī adūlābuntur
perfect adūlātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect adūlātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect adūlātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adūler adūlēris, adūlēre adūlētur adūlēmur adūlēminī adūlentur
imperfect adūlārer adūlārēris, adūlārēre adūlārētur adūlārēmur adūlārēminī adūlārentur
perfect adūlātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect adūlātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adūlāre adūlāminī
future adūlātor adūlātor adūlantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives adūlārī adūlātus esse adūlātūrus esse adūlātum īrī
participles adūlāns adūlātus adūlātūrus adūlandus

Descendants[edit]