morior

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mer- ‎(to die); compare *mr̥-, *mr̥to- ‎(death), *mr̥tós. Cognate with Ancient Greek βροτός ‎(brotós, mortal) (from an earlier form *μροτός ‎(mrotós)), Proto-Germanic *murþaz (Dutch moord, Old English morþ, English murder), Celtic *marwos (Old Irish marb, Welsh marw ‎(died)), Lithuanian mirti ‎(death), Sanskrit मृत्यु ‎(mṛtyú, death), Proto-Slavic *merti.

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morior ‎(present infinitive morī, perfect active mortuus sum); third conjugation iō-variant, deponent

  1. I die.
    • 23 BCE – 13 BCE, Horace, Odes 3.2.13
      Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.
      Sweet and fitting it is to die for one's fatherland.
  2. I decay, wither.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of morior (third conjugation -variant, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present morior moreris, morere moritur morimur moriminī moriuntur
imperfect moriēbar moriēbāris, moriēbāre moriēbātur moriēbāmur moriēbāminī moriēbantur
future moriar moriēris, moriēre moriētur moriēmur moriēminī morientur
perfect mortuus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect mortuus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect mortuus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present moriar moriāris, moriāre moriātur moriāmur moriāminī moriantur
imperfect morerer morerēris, morerēre morerētur morerēmur morerēminī morerentur
perfect mortuus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect mortuus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present morere moriminī
future moritor moritor moriuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives morī mortuus esse mortuūrus esse mortuum īrī
participles moriēns mortuus moritūrus moriendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
morī moriendī moriendō moriendum mortuum mortuū

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