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Etymology 1[edit]

From catillus (small dish) +‎ (denominative verb-forming suffix).



catillō (present infinitive catillāre, perfect active catillāvī, supine catillātum); first conjugation

  1. I lick a dish
    • c. 200 <'-'><"G">BCE</></, Plautus; translator: Henry Thomas Riley, 1912, Casina (in Latin), 3.2.19-22:
      Flagitium maxumum feci miser, propter operam illius hirqui improbi, edentuli, qui hoc mihi contraxit; operam uxoris polliceor foras, quasi catillatum.
      I've done a most disgraceful action for the sake of that vile and toothless goat, who has engaged me in this. I've promised the aid of my wife out of doors, as though to go lick dishes like a dog.
   Conjugation of catillo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present catillō catillās catillat catillāmus catillātis catillant
imperfect catillābam catillābās catillābat catillābāmus catillābātis catillābant
future catillābō catillābis catillābit catillābimus catillābitis catillābunt
perfect catillāvī catillāvistī catillāvit catillāvimus catillāvistis catillāvērunt, catillāvēre
pluperfect catillāveram catillāverās catillāverat catillāverāmus catillāverātis catillāverant
future perfect catillāverō catillāveris catillāverit catillāverimus catillāveritis catillāverint
passive present catillor catillāris, catillāre catillātur catillāmur catillāminī catillantur
imperfect catillābar catillābāris, catillābāre catillābātur catillābāmur catillābāminī catillābantur
future catillābor catillāberis, catillābere catillābitur catillābimur catillābiminī catillābuntur
perfect catillātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect catillātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect catillātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present catillem catillēs catillet catillēmus catillētis catillent
imperfect catillārem catillārēs catillāret catillārēmus catillārētis catillārent
perfect catillāverim catillāverīs catillāverit catillāverimus catillāveritis catillāverint
pluperfect catillāvissem catillāvissēs catillāvisset catillāvissēmus catillāvissētis catillāvissent
passive present catiller catillēris, catillēre catillētur catillēmur catillēminī catillentur
imperfect catillārer catillārēris, catillārēre catillārētur catillārēmur catillārēminī catillārentur
perfect catillātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect catillātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present catillā catillāte
future catillātō catillātō catillātōte catillantō
passive present catillāre catillāminī
future catillātor catillātor catillantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives catillāre catillāvisse catillātūrus esse catillārī catillātus esse catillātum īrī
participles catillāns catillātūrus catillātus catillandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
catillāre catillandī catillandō catillandum catillātum catillātū
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Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.



  1. dative singular of catillus
  2. ablative singular of catillus