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  • IPA(key): /perˈsono/
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  • Hyphenation: per‧so‧no


persono (accusative singular personon, plural personoj, accusative plural personojn)

  1. person
  2. (grammar) person



persono (plural personi)

  1. person



From per- (through) +‎ sonō (make a noise, sound, resound).



personō (present infinitive personāre, perfect active personuī, supine personātum); first conjugation

  1. (intransitive) I sound through and through, resound, ring.
    • 1832, Gregory XVI, Mirari Vos
      Personant horrendum in modum academiae ac gymnasia novis opinionum monstris, quibus non occulte amplius et cuniculis petitur catholica fides […]
  2. (intransitive) I make a sound on a musical instrument, play, sound.
  3. (transitive) I fill with sound, make resound.
  4. (transitive, rare) I cry out, call aloud.


  • Note that personāvit is an alternative form for the third-person singular perfect active indicative personuit.
   Conjugation of persono (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present personō personās personat personāmus personātis personant
imperfect personābam personābās personābat personābāmus personābātis personābant
future personābō personābis personābit personābimus personābitis personābunt
perfect personuī personuistī personuit personuimus personuistis personuērunt, personuēre
pluperfect personueram personuerās personuerat personuerāmus personuerātis personuerant
future perfect personuerō personueris personuerit personuerimus personueritis personuerint
passive present personor personāris, personāre personātur personāmur personāminī personantur
imperfect personābar personābāris, personābāre personābātur personābāmur personābāminī personābantur
future personābor personāberis, personābere personābitur personābimur personābiminī personābuntur
perfect personātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect personātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect personātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present personem personēs personet personēmus personētis personent
imperfect personārem personārēs personāret personārēmus personārētis personārent
perfect personuerim personuerīs personuerit personuerīmus personuerītis personuerint
pluperfect personuissem personuissēs personuisset personuissēmus personuissētis personuissent
passive present personer personēris, personēre personētur personēmur personēminī personentur
imperfect personārer personārēris, personārēre personārētur personārēmur personārēminī personārentur
perfect personātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect personātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present personā personāte
future personātō personātō personātōte personantō
passive present personāre personāminī
future personātor personātor personantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives personāre personuisse personātūrus esse personārī personātus esse personātum īrī
participles personāns personātūrus personātus personandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
personāre personandī personandō personandum personātum personātū


  • (make a sound on a musical instrument): canō

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  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of personarse.