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From ad- +‎ sternō (spread).



asternō (present infinitive asternere, perfect active astrāvī, supine astrātum); third conjugation

  1. I prostrate myself, lie prone.


   Conjugation of asterno (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present asternō asternis asternit asternimus asternitis asternunt
imperfect asternēbam asternēbās asternēbat asternēbāmus asternēbātis asternēbant
future asternam asternēs asternet asternēmus asternētis asternent
perfect astrāvī astrāvistī astrāvit astrāvimus astrāvistis astrāvērunt, astrāvēre
pluperfect astrāveram astrāverās astrāverat astrāverāmus astrāverātis astrāverant
future perfect astrāverō astrāveris astrāverit astrāverimus astrāveritis astrāverint
passive present asternor asterneris, asternere asternitur asternimur asterniminī asternuntur
imperfect asternēbar asternēbāris, asternēbāre asternēbātur asternēbāmur asternēbāminī asternēbantur
future asternar asternēris, asternēre asternētur asternēmur asternēminī asternentur
perfect astrātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect astrātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect astrātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present asternam asternās asternat asternāmus asternātis asternant
imperfect asternerem asternerēs asterneret asternerēmus asternerētis asternerent
perfect astrāverim astrāverīs astrāverit astrāverīmus astrāverītis astrāverint
pluperfect astrāvissem astrāvissēs astrāvisset astrāvissēmus astrāvissētis astrāvissent
passive present asternar asternāris, asternāre asternātur asternāmur asternāminī asternantur
imperfect asternerer asternerēris, asternerēre asternerētur asternerēmur asternerēminī asternerentur
perfect astrātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect astrātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present asterne asternite
future asternitō asternitō asternitōte asternuntō
passive present asternere asterniminī
future asternitor asternitor asternuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives asternere astrāvisse astrātūrus esse asternī astrātus esse astrātum īrī
participles asternēns astrātūrus astrātus asternendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
asternere asternendī asternendō asternendum astrātum astrātū



  • asterno in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • asterno in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • asterno in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette