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From bene (well) +‎ faciō (I do, make).



benefaciō (present infinitive benefacere, perfect active benefēcī, supine benefactum); third conjugation iō-variant, irregular passive voice

  1. I do good
  2. I benefit
  3. I bless


   Conjugation of benefacio (third conjugation -variant, irregular and suppletive in the passive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present benefaciō benefacis benefacit benefacimus benefacitis benefaciunt
imperfect benefaciēbam benefaciēbās benefaciēbat benefaciēbāmus benefaciēbātis benefaciēbant
future benefaciam benefaciēs benefaciet benefaciēmus benefaciētis benefacient
perfect benefēcī benefēcistī benefēcit benefēcimus benefēcistis benefēcērunt, benefēcēre
pluperfect benefēceram benefēcerās benefēcerat benefēcerāmus benefēcerātis benefēcerant
future perfect benefēcerō benefēceris benefēcerit benefēcerimus benefēceritis benefēcerint
passive present benefīō benefīs benefit benefīmus benefītis benefīunt
imperfect benefīēbam benefīēbās benefīēbat benefīēbāmus benefīēbātis benefīēbant
future benefīam benefīēs benefīet benefīēmus benefīētis benefīent
perfect benefactus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect benefactus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect benefactus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present benefaciam benefaciās benefaciat benefaciāmus benefaciātis benefaciant
imperfect benefacerem benefacerēs benefaceret benefacerēmus benefacerētis benefacerent
perfect benefēcerim benefēcerīs benefēcerit benefēcerīmus benefēcerītis benefēcerint
pluperfect benefēcissem benefēcissēs benefēcisset benefēcissēmus benefēcissētis benefēcissent
passive present benefīam benefīās benefīat benefīāmus benefīātis benefīant
imperfect benefierem benefierēs benefieret benefierēmus benefierētis benefierent
perfect benefactus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect benefactus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present beneface benefacite
future benefacitō benefacitō benefacitōte benefaciuntō
passive present benefī benefīte
future benefītō benefītō benefītōte benefīuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives benefacere benefēcisse benefactūrus esse benefierī benefactus esse benefactum īrī
participles benefaciēns benefactūrus benefactus benefaciendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
benefacere benefaciendī benefaciendō benefaciendum benefactum benefactū


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