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  1. first-person singular present indicative of mergere



Rhotacized form of Proto-Indo-European *mesg- (to plunge, dip). See also Lithuanian mazgoju (to wash), Sanskrit मज्जति (majjati, dives under)



mergō (present infinitive mergere, perfect active mersī, supine mersum); third conjugation

  1. I dip (in), immerse; plunge into water; overwhelm, cover, bury, drown.
  2. I sink down or in, plunge, thrust, drive or fix in.
  3. (of water) I engulf, flood, swallow up, overwhelm.
  4. (figuratively) I hide, conceal, suppress.


   Conjugation of mergo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mergō mergis mergit mergimus mergitis mergunt
imperfect mergēbam mergēbās mergēbat mergēbāmus mergēbātis mergēbant
future mergam mergēs merget mergēmus mergētis mergent
perfect mersī mersistī mersit mersimus mersistis mersērunt, mersēre
pluperfect merseram merserās merserat merserāmus merserātis merserant
future perfect merserō merseris merserit merserimus merseritis merserint
passive present mergor mergeris, mergere mergitur mergimur mergiminī merguntur
imperfect mergēbar mergēbāris, mergēbāre mergēbātur mergēbāmur mergēbāminī mergēbantur
future mergar mergēris, mergēre mergētur mergēmur mergēminī mergentur
perfect mersus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect mersus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect mersus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mergam mergās mergat mergāmus mergātis mergant
imperfect mergerem mergerēs mergeret mergerēmus mergerētis mergerent
perfect merserim merserīs merserit merserīmus merserītis merserint
pluperfect mersissem mersissēs mersisset mersissēmus mersissētis mersissent
passive present mergar mergāris, mergāre mergātur mergāmur mergāminī mergantur
imperfect mergerer mergerēris, mergerēre mergerētur mergerēmur mergerēminī mergerentur
perfect mersus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect mersus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present merge mergite
future mergitō mergitō mergitōte merguntō
passive present mergere mergiminī
future mergitor mergitor merguntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives mergere mersisse mersūrus esse mergī mersus esse mersum īrī
participles mergēns mersūrus mersus mergendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
mergere mergendī mergendō mergendum mersum mersū

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