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From neque +‎ .



nequeō (present infinitive nequīre, perfect active nequiī, supine nequitum); irregular conjugation

  1. I am unable
  2. I cannot


   Conjugation of nequeo (irregular, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present nequeō nequīs nequit nequīmus nequītis nequeunt
imperfect nequībam nequībās nequībat nequībāmus nequībātis nequībant
future nequībō nequībis nequībit nequībimus nequībitis nequībunt
perfect nequiī, nequīvī nequīstī, nequīvistī1 nequiit, nequīvit nequiimus nequīstis, neqstis1 nequiērunt, nequiēre
pluperfect nequieram nequierās nequierat nequierāmus nequierātis nequierant
future perfect nequierō nequieris nequierit nequierimus nequieritis nequierint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present nequeam nequeās nequeat nequeāmus nequeātis nequeant
imperfect nequīrem nequīrēs nequīret nequīrēmus nequīrētis nequīrent
perfect nequierim nequierīs nequierit nequierīmus nequierītis nequierint
pluperfect nequīssem, neqssem1 nequīssēs, neqsses1 nequīsset, neqsset1 nequīssēmus, neqssemus1 nequīssētis, neqssetis1 nequīssent, neqssent1
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present nequī nequīte
future nequītō nequītō nequītōte nequeuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives nequīre nequīsse, neqsse1 nequitūrus esse
participles nequiēns nequitūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
nequīre nequeundī nequeundō nequeundum nequitum nequitū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

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