fateor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *fatēōr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (to speak). Cognate to Ancient Greek φήμη (phḗmē, talk), Latin for (I speak, I say), Latin fāma (fame, reputation), Latin fātum (fate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fateor (present infinitive fatērī, perfect active fassus sum); second conjugation, deponent

  1. I confess, admit.
  2. I acknowledge, own.
  3. I show, indicate.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of fateor (second conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present fateor fatēris, fatēre fatētur fatēmur fatēminī fatentur
imperfect fatēbar fatēbāris, fatēbāre fatēbātur fatēbāmur fatēbāminī fatēbantur
future fatēbor fatēberis, fatēbere fatēbitur fatēbimur fatēbiminī fatēbuntur
perfect fassus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect fassus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect fassus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present fatear fateāris, fateāre fateātur fateāmur fateāminī fateantur
imperfect fatērer fatērēris, fatērēre fatērētur fatērēmur fatērēminī fatērentur
perfect fassus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect fassus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present fatēre fatēminī
future fatētor fatētor fatentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives fatērī, fatērier1 fassus esse fassūrus esse
participles fatēns fassus fassūrus fatendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
fatērī, fatērier1 fatendī fatendō fatendum fassum fassū

1The present passive infinitive in -ier is a rare poetic form which is attested for this verb.

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