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From con- (with, together) +‎ fodiō (dig; thrust, stab).



cōnfodiō (present infinitive cōnfodere, perfect active cōnfōdī, supine cōnfossum); third conjugation iō-variant

  1. I dig (thoroughly), dig up or over, dig round about, turn over (of land), prepare by digging.
  2. (figuratively) I strike down by stabbing, pierce, stab, transfix, damage.


   Conjugation of confodio (third conjugation -variant)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnfodiō cōnfodis cōnfodit cōnfodimus cōnfoditis cōnfodiunt
imperfect cōnfodiēbam cōnfodiēbās cōnfodiēbat cōnfodiēbāmus cōnfodiēbātis cōnfodiēbant
future cōnfodiam cōnfodiēs cōnfodiet cōnfodiēmus cōnfodiētis cōnfodient
perfect cōnfōdī cōnfōdistī cōnfōdit cōnfōdimus cōnfōdistis cōnfōdērunt, cōnfōdēre
pluperfect cōnfōderam cōnfōderās cōnfōderat cōnfōderāmus cōnfōderātis cōnfōderant
future perfect cōnfōderō cōnfōderis cōnfōderit cōnfōderimus cōnfōderitis cōnfōderint
passive present cōnfodior cōnfoderis, cōnfodere cōnfoditur cōnfodimur cōnfodiminī cōnfodiuntur
imperfect cōnfodiēbar cōnfodiēbāris, cōnfodiēbāre cōnfodiēbātur cōnfodiēbāmur cōnfodiēbāminī cōnfodiēbantur
future cōnfodiar cōnfodiēris, cōnfodiēre cōnfodiētur cōnfodiēmur cōnfodiēminī cōnfodientur
perfect cōnfossus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cōnfossus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cōnfossus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnfodiam cōnfodiās cōnfodiat cōnfodiāmus cōnfodiātis cōnfodiant
imperfect cōnfoderem cōnfoderēs cōnfoderet cōnfoderēmus cōnfoderētis cōnfoderent
perfect cōnfōderim cōnfōderīs cōnfōderit cōnfōderimus cōnfōderitis cōnfōderint
pluperfect cōnfōdissem cōnfōdissēs cōnfōdisset cōnfōdissēmus cōnfōdissētis cōnfōdissent
passive present cōnfodiar cōnfodiāris, cōnfodiāre cōnfodiātur cōnfodiāmur cōnfodiāminī cōnfodiantur
imperfect cōnfoderer cōnfoderēris, cōnfoderēre cōnfoderētur cōnfoderēmur cōnfoderēminī cōnfoderentur
perfect cōnfossus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cōnfossus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnfode cōnfodite
future cōnfoditō cōnfoditō cōnfoditōte cōnfodiuntō
passive present cōnfodere cōnfodiminī
future cōnfoditor cōnfoditor cōnfodiuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cōnfodere cōnfōdisse cōnfossūrus esse cōnfodī cōnfossus esse cōnfossum īrī
participles cōnfodiēns cōnfossūrus cōnfossus cōnfodiendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cōnfodere cōnfodiendī cōnfodiendō cōnfodiendum cōnfossum cōnfossū

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