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See also: affidò



  • IPA(key): /afˈ, [äfˈfiːd̪o]
  • Stress: affìdo
  • Hyphenation: af‧fi‧do

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from affidare (to entrust).


affido m (plural affidi)

  1. (law) Synonym of affidamento (custody (of a child))
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.



  1. first-person singular present indicative of affidare



ad- (to) +‎ fīdō (trust)



affīdō (present infinitive affīdāre, perfect active affīdāvī, supine affīdātum); first conjugation

  1. (Medieval Latin) I swear, I promise fidelity


   Conjugation of affido (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present affīdō affīdās affīdat affīdāmus affīdātis affīdant
imperfect affīdābam affīdābās affīdābat affīdābāmus affīdābātis affīdābant
future affīdābō affīdābis affīdābit affīdābimus affīdābitis affīdābunt
perfect affīdāvī affīdāvistī affīdāvit affīdāvimus affīdāvistis affīdāvērunt, affīdāvēre
pluperfect affīdāveram affīdāverās affīdāverat affīdāverāmus affīdāverātis affīdāverant
future perfect affīdāverō affīdāveris affīdāverit affīdāverimus affīdāveritis affīdāverint
passive present affīdor affīdāris, affīdāre affīdātur affīdāmur affīdāminī affīdantur
imperfect affīdābar affīdābāris, affīdābāre affīdābātur affīdābāmur affīdābāminī affīdābantur
future affīdābor affīdāberis, affīdābere affīdābitur affīdābimur affīdābiminī affīdābuntur
perfect affīcātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect affīcātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect affīcātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present affīdem affīdēs affīdet affīdēmus affīdētis affīdent
imperfect affīdārem affīdārēs affīdāret affīdārēmus affīdārētis affīdārent
perfect affīdāverim affīdāverīs affīdāverit affīdāverīmus affīdāverītis affīdāverint
pluperfect affīdāvissem affīdāvissēs affīdāvisset affīdāvissēmus affīdāvissētis affīdāvissent
passive present affīder affīdēris, affīdēre affīdētur affīdēmur affīdēminī affīdentur
imperfect affīdārer affīdārēris, affīdārēre affīdārētur affīdārēmur affīdārēminī affīdārentur
perfect affīcātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect affīcātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present affīdā affīdāte
future affīdātō affīdātō affīdātōte affīdantō
passive present affīdāre affīdāminī
future affīdātor affīdātor affīdantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives affīdāre affīdāvisse affīcātūrus esse affīdārī affīcātus esse affīcātum īrī
participles affīdāns affīcātūrus affīcātus affīdandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
affīdāre affīdandī affīdandō affīdandum affīcātum affīcātū



  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “affidare”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill