canesco

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Etymology[edit]

From cāneō ‎(I am white) +‎ -scō.

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cānēscō ‎(present infinitive cānēscere); third conjugation, no perfect or supine forms

  1. I whiten, become white.
  2. I become grey or hoary.
  3. (figuratively) I grow old.

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  • This verb is defective, with only those forms based on the first principal part.
   Conjugation of canesco (third conjugation, defective, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cānēscō cānēscis cānēscit cānēscimus cānēscitis cānēscunt
imperfect cānēscēbam cānēscēbās cānēscēbat cānēscēbāmus cānēscēbātis cānēscēbant
future cānēscam cānēscēs cānēscet cānēscēmus cānēscētis cānēscent
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cānēscam cānēscās cānēscat cānēscāmus cānēscātis cānēscant
imperfect cānēscerem cānēscerēs cānēsceret cānēscerēmus cānēscerētis cānēscerent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cānēsce cānēscite
future cānēscitō cānēscitō cānēscitōte cānēscuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cānēscere
participles cānēscēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cānēscere cānēscendī cānēscendō cānēscendum

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