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cauriō ‎(present infinitive caurīre, perfect active caurīvi, supine caurītum); fourth conjugation

  1. I caterwaul like a cat in heat.
    • 43 BCE—18, Ovid (attributed), Carmen de Philomela, 50:
      Tigrides indomitae raccant, rugiuntque leones; Panther caurit amans; pardus hiando felit.
      Untamed tigers make a hoarse sound, and lions roar; the rutting female panther caterwauls; the male panther, for uttering, snarls.


   Conjugation of caurio (fourth conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cauriō caurīs caurit caurīmus caurītis cauriunt
imperfect cauriēbam cauriēbās cauriēbat cauriēbāmus cauriēbātis cauriēbant
future cauriam cauriēs cauriet cauriēmus cauriētis caurient
perfect caurīvī caurīvistī caurīvit caurīvimus caurīvistis caurīvērunt, caurīvēre
pluperfect caurīveram caurīverās caurīverat caurīverāmus caurīverātis caurīverant
future perfect caurīverō caurīveris caurīverit caurīverimus caurīveritis caurīverint
passive present caurior caurīris, caurīre caurītur caurīmur caurīminī cauriuntur
imperfect cauriēbar cauriēbāris, cauriēbāre cauriēbātur cauriēbāmur cauriēbāminī cauriēbantur
future cauriar cauriēris, cauriēre cauriētur cauriēmur cauriēminī caurientur
perfect caurītus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect caurītus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect caurītus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cauriam cauriās cauriat cauriāmus cauriātis cauriant
imperfect caurīrem caurīrēs caurīret caurīrēmus caurīrētis caurīrent
perfect caurīverim caurīverīs caurīverit caurīverīmus caurīverītis caurīverint
pluperfect caurīvissem caurīvissēs caurīvisset caurīvissēmus caurīvissētis caurīvissent
passive present cauriar cauriāris, cauriāre cauriātur cauriāmur cauriāminī cauriantur
imperfect caurīrer caurīrēris, caurīrēre caurīrētur caurīrēmur caurīrēminī caurīrentur
perfect caurītus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect caurītus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present caurī caurīte
future caurītō caurītō caurītōte cauriuntō
passive present caurīre caurīminī
future caurītor caurītor cauriuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives caurīre caurīvisse caurītūrus esse caurīrī caurītus esse caurītum īrī
participles cauriēns caurītūrus caurītus cauriendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
caurīre cauriendī cauriendō cauriendum caurītum caurītū