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From auspex ‎(augur, soothsayer) +‎ .



auspicor ‎(present infinitive auspicārī, perfect active auspicātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I take the auspices.
  2. I begin or undertake under good auspices.
  3. I begin, undertake, enter upon.


   Conjugation of auspicor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present auspicor auspicāris, auspicāre auspicātur auspicāmur auspicāminī auspicantur
imperfect auspicābar auspicābāris, auspicābāre auspicābātur auspicābāmur auspicābāminī auspicābantur
future auspicābor auspicāberis, auspicābere auspicābitur auspicābimur auspicābiminī auspicābuntur
perfect auspicātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect auspicātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect auspicātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present auspicer auspicēris, auspicēre auspicētur auspicēmur auspicēminī auspicentur
imperfect auspicārer auspicārēris, auspicārēre auspicārētur auspicārēmur auspicārēminī auspicārentur
perfect auspicātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect auspicātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present auspicāre auspicāminī
future auspicātor auspicātor auspicantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives auspicārī auspicātus esse auspicātūrus esse auspicātum īrī
participles auspicāns auspicātus auspicātūrus auspicandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
auspicārī auspicandī auspicandō auspicandum auspicātum auspicātū

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  • auspicor” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • auspicor” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to take the auspices, observe the flight of birds: augurium agere, auspicari (N. D. 2. 4. 11)