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PIE root

From malus ‎(bad) +‎ faciō ‎(I do, make).



malefaciō ‎(present infinitive malefacere, perfect active malefēcī, supine malefactum); third conjugation iō-variant, irregular passive voice

  1. I do evil or harm
  2. I injure


   Conjugation of malefacio (third conjugation -variant, irregular and suppletive in the passive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present malefaciō malefacis malefacit malefacimus malefacitis malefaciunt
imperfect malefaciēbam malefaciēbās malefaciēbat malefaciēbāmus malefaciēbātis malefaciēbant
future malefaciam malefaciēs malefaciet malefaciēmus malefaciētis malefacient
perfect malefēcī malefēcistī malefēcit malefēcimus malefēcistis malefēcērunt, malefēcēre
pluperfect malefēceram malefēcerās malefēcerat malefēcerāmus malefēcerātis malefēcerant
future perfect malefēcerō malefēceris malefēcerit malefēcerimus malefēceritis malefēcerint
passive present malefīō malefīs malefit malefīmus malefītis malefīunt
imperfect malefīēbam malefīēbās malefīēbat malefīēbāmus malefīēbātis malefīēbant
future malefīam malefīēs malefīet malefīēmus malefīētis malefīent
perfect malefactus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect malefactus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect malefactus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present malefaciam malefaciās malefaciat malefaciāmus malefaciātis malefaciant
imperfect malefacerem malefacerēs malefaceret malefacerēmus malefacerētis malefacerent
perfect malefēcerim malefēcerīs malefēcerit malefēcerīmus malefēcerītis malefēcerint
pluperfect malefēcissem malefēcissēs malefēcisset malefēcissēmus malefēcissētis malefēcissent
passive present malefīam malefīās malefīat malefīāmus malefīātis malefīant
imperfect malefierem malefierēs malefieret malefierēmus malefierētis malefierent
perfect malefactus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect malefactus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present maleface malefacite
future malefacitō malefacitō malefacitōte malefaciuntō
passive present malefī malefīte
future malefītō malefītō malefītōte malefīuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives malefacere malefēcisse malefactūrus esse malefierī malefactus esse malefactum īrī
participles malefaciēns malefactūrus malefactus malefaciendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
malefacere malefaciendī malefaciendō malefaciendum malefactum malefactū


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