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From ex- (out of) +‎ veniō (come).



ēveniō (present infinitive ēvenīre, perfect active ēvēnī, supine ēventum); fourth conjugation

  1. (intransitive) I happen, occur.
  2. (intransitive) I come forth.
  3. (intransitive, followed by the dative) I happen to, befall (someone).
    1. (intransitive, by extension, followed by the dative) I am allotted to (someone).
      • 27 BCE – 25 BCE, Titus Livius, Ab urbe condita libri 26.1
        C. Sulpicio cui Sicilia euenerat duae legiones quas P. Cornelius habuisset decretae et supplementum de exercitu Cn. Fului, qui priore anno in Apulia foede caesus fugatusque erat.
        To Gaius Sulpicius to whom Sicily was allotted two legions which Publius Cornelius had held were decided upon and reinforcements from Gnaius Fulvius’ army, which in the previous year had been shamefully defeated decisively and put to flight in Apulia


   Conjugation of evenio (fourth conjugation, impersonal in passive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ēveniō ēvenīs ēvenit ēvenīmus ēvenītis ēveniunt
imperfect ēveniēbam ēveniēbās ēveniēbat ēveniēbāmus ēveniēbātis ēveniēbant
future ēveniam ēveniēs ēveniet ēveniēmus ēveniētis ēvenient
perfect ēvēnī ēvēnistī ēvēnit ēvēnimus ēvēnistis ēvēnērunt, ēvēnēre
pluperfect ēvēneram ēvēnerās ēvēnerat ēvēnerāmus ēvēnerātis ēvēnerant
future perfect ēvēnerō ēvēneris ēvēnerit ēvēnerimus ēvēneritis ēvēnerint
passive present ēvenītur
imperfect ēveniēbātur
future ēveniētur
perfect ēventum est
pluperfect ēventum erat
future perfect ēventum erit
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ēveniam ēveniās ēveniat ēveniāmus ēveniātis ēveniant
imperfect ēvenīrem ēvenīrēs ēvenīret ēvenīrēmus ēvenīrētis ēvenīrent
perfect ēvēnerim ēvēnerīs ēvēnerit ēvēnerīmus ēvēnerītis ēvēnerint
pluperfect ēvēnissem ēvēnissēs ēvēnisset ēvēnissēmus ēvēnissētis ēvēnissent
passive present ēveniātur
imperfect ēvenīrētur
perfect ēventum sit
pluperfect ēventum esset, foret
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ēvenī ēvenīte
future ēvenītō ēvenītō ēvenītōte ēveniuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives ēvenīre ēvēnisse ēventūrus esse ēvenīrī ēventum esse
participles ēveniēns ēventūrus ēventum ēveniendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
ēvenīre ēveniendī ēveniendō ēveniendum ēventum ēventū

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  • evenio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • evenio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • evenio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to turn out (well); to result (satisfactorily): eventum, exitum (felicem) habere