alesco

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inchoative or inceptive form from alō ‎(foster), + inceptive suffix -ēscō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

alēscō ‎(present infinitive alēscere); third conjugation, no perfect or supine forms

  1. I rear, grow, grow up
  2. I increase

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of alesco (third conjugation, defective, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present alēscō alēscis alēscit alēscimus alēscitis alēscunt
imperfect alēscēbam alēscēbās alēscēbat alēscēbāmus alēscēbātis alēscēbant
future alēscam alēscēs alēscet alēscēmus alēscētis alēscent
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present alēscam alēscās alēscat alēscāmus alēscātis alēscant
imperfect alēscerem alēscerēs alēsceret alēscerēmus alēscerētis alēscerent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present alēsce alēscite
future alēscitō alēscitō alēscitōte alēscuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives alēscere
participles alēscēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
alēscere alēscendī alēscendō alēscendum

Derived terms[edit]