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From ineptus (senseless, silly).



ineptiō (present infinitive ineptīre, perfect active ineptīvī); fourth conjugation, no passive

  1. I am silly, play the fool, trifle.
  2. I talk or act strangely or absurdly.


   Conjugation of ineptio (fourth conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ineptiō ineptīs ineptit ineptīmus ineptītis ineptiunt
imperfect ineptiēbam ineptiēbās ineptiēbat ineptiēbāmus ineptiēbātis ineptiēbant
future ineptiam ineptiēs ineptiet ineptiēmus ineptiētis ineptient
perfect ineptīvī ineptīvistī ineptīvit ineptīvimus ineptīvistis ineptīvērunt, ineptīvēre
pluperfect ineptīveram ineptīverās ineptīverat ineptīverāmus ineptīverātis ineptīverant
future perfect ineptīverō ineptīveris ineptīverit ineptīverimus ineptīveritis ineptīverint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ineptiam ineptiās ineptiat ineptiāmus ineptiātis ineptiant
imperfect ineptīrem ineptīrēs ineptīret ineptīrēmus ineptīrētis ineptīrent
perfect ineptīverim ineptīverīs ineptīverit ineptīverīmus ineptīverītis ineptīverint
pluperfect ineptīvissem ineptīvissēs ineptīvisset ineptīvissēmus ineptīvissētis ineptīvissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ineptī ineptīte
future ineptītō ineptītō ineptītōte ineptiuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives ineptīre ineptīvisse
participles ineptiēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
ineptīre ineptiendī ineptiendō ineptiendum

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  • ineptio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ineptio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ineptio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • ineptio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016