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From con + mordeō ‎(bite).



commordeō ‎(present infinitive commordēre, perfect active commordī, supine commorsum); second conjugation

  1. I bite sharply or eagerly, snap at.
  2. (figuratively) I speak abruptly or sharply at, snap at.


   Conjugation of commordeo (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present commordeō commordēs commordet commordēmus commordētis commordent
imperfect commordēbam commordēbās commordēbat commordēbāmus commordēbātis commordēbant
future commordēbō commordēbis commordēbit commordēbimus commordēbitis commordēbunt
perfect commordī commordistī commordit commordimus commordistis commordērunt, commordēre
pluperfect commorderam commorderās commorderat commorderāmus commorderātis commorderant
future perfect commorderō commorderis commorderit commorderimus commorderitis commorderint
passive present commordeor commordēris, commordēre commordētur commordēmur commordēminī commordentur
imperfect commordēbar commordēbāris, commordēbāre commordēbātur commordēbāmur commordēbāminī commordēbantur
future commordēbor commordēberis, commordēbere commordēbitur commordēbimur commordēbiminī commordēbuntur
perfect commorsus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect commorsus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect commorsus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present commordeam commordeās commordeat commordeāmus commordeātis commordeant
imperfect commordērem commordērēs commordēret commordērēmus commordērētis commordērent
perfect commorderim commorderīs commorderit commorderīmus commorderītis commorderint
pluperfect commordissem commordissēs commordisset commordissēmus commordissētis commordissent
passive present commordear commordeāris, commordeāre commordeātur commordeāmur commordeāminī commordeantur
imperfect commordērer commordērēris, commordērēre commordērētur commordērēmur commordērēminī commordērentur
perfect commorsus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect commorsus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present commordē commordēte
future commordētō commordētō commordētōte commordentō
passive present commordēre commordēminī
future commordētor commordētor commordentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives commordēre commordisse commorsūrus esse commordērī commorsus esse commorsum īrī
participles commordēns commorsūrus commorsus commordendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
commordēre commordendī commordendō commordendum commorsum commorsū

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  • commordeo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.