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  1. first-person singular present indicative of blaterare




The first element seems to derive from Proto-Indo-European *balb- (like Latin balbus, with a change from *bal- to *bla-).



blaterō (present infinitive blaterāre, perfect active blaterāvi, supine blāterum); first conjugation

  1. I babble, I speak foolishly or in an animalistic manner
  2. (of a frog) I croak


   Conjugation of blatero (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present blaterō blaterās blaterat blaterāmus blaterātis blaterant
imperfect blaterābam blaterābās blaterābat blaterābāmus blaterābātis blaterābant
future blaterābō blaterābis blaterābit blaterābimus blaterābitis blaterābunt
perfect blaterāvī blaterāvistī blaterāvit blaterāvimus blaterāvistis blaterāvērunt, blaterāvēre
pluperfect blaterāveram blaterāverās blaterāverat blaterāverāmus blaterāverātis blaterāverant
future perfect blaterāverō blaterāveris blaterāverit blaterāverimus blaterāveritis blaterāverint
passive present blateror blaterāris, blaterāre blaterātur blaterāmur blaterāminī blaterantur
imperfect blaterābar blaterābāris, blaterābāre blaterābātur blaterābāmur blaterābāminī blaterābantur
future blaterābor blaterāberis, blaterābere blaterābitur blaterābimur blaterābiminī blaterābuntur
perfect blaterātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect blaterātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect blaterātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present blaterem blaterēs blateret blaterēmus blaterētis blaterent
imperfect blaterārem blaterārēs blaterāret blaterārēmus blaterārētis blaterārent
perfect blaterāverim blaterāverīs blaterāverit blaterāverīmus blaterāverītis blaterāverint
pluperfect blaterāvissem blaterāvissēs blaterāvisset blaterāvissēmus blaterāvissētis blaterāvissent
passive present blaterer blaterēris, blaterēre blaterētur blaterēmur blaterēminī blaterentur
imperfect blaterārer blaterārēris, blaterārēre blaterārētur blaterārēmur blaterārēminī blaterārentur
perfect blaterātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect blaterātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present blaterā blaterāte
future blaterātō blaterātō blaterātōte blaterantō
passive present blaterāre blaterāminī
future blaterātor blaterātor blaterantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives blaterāre blaterāvisse blaterātūrus esse blaterārī blaterātus esse blaterātum īrī
participles blaterāns blaterātūrus blaterātus blaterandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
blaterāre blaterandī blaterandō blaterandum blaterātum blaterātū

Derived terms[edit]



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