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  1. first-person singular present indicative of plaudire


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Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂k-, the same root of Latin plēctō, plangō, plaga and Ancient Greek πλήσσω (plḗssō).



plaudō (present infinitive plaudere, perfect active plausī, supine plausum); third conjugation

  1. I strike, beat, clap.
  2. I applaud; I clap my hands in token of approbation.
  3. I approve.
  4. I strike hands to complete a bargain.
  5. (poetic, of wings) I beat, flap.


   Conjugation of plaudō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plaudō plaudis plaudit plaudimus plauditis plaudunt
imperfect plaudēbam plaudēbās plaudēbat plaudēbāmus plaudēbātis plaudēbant
future plaudam plaudēs plaudet plaudēmus plaudētis plaudent
perfect plausī plausistī plausit plausimus plausistis plausērunt, plausēre
pluperfect plauseram plauserās plauserat plauserāmus plauserātis plauserant
future perfect plauserō plauseris plauserit plauserimus plauseritis plauserint
passive present plaudor plauderis, plaudere plauditur plaudimur plaudiminī plauduntur
imperfect plaudēbar plaudēbāris, plaudēbāre plaudēbātur plaudēbāmur plaudēbāminī plaudēbantur
future plaudar plaudēris, plaudēre plaudētur plaudēmur plaudēminī plaudentur
perfect plausus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect plausus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect plausus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plaudam plaudās plaudat plaudāmus plaudātis plaudant
imperfect plauderem plauderēs plauderet plauderēmus plauderētis plauderent
perfect plauserim plauserīs plauserit plauserīmus plauserītis plauserint
pluperfect plausissem plausissēs plausisset plausissēmus plausissētis plausissent
passive present plaudar plaudāris, plaudāre plaudātur plaudāmur plaudāminī plaudantur
imperfect plauderer plauderēris, plauderēre plauderētur plauderēmur plauderēminī plauderentur
perfect plausus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect plausus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plaude plaudite
future plauditō plauditō plauditōte plauduntō
passive present plaudere plaudiminī
future plauditor plauditor plauduntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives plaudere plausisse plausūrum esse plaudī plausum esse plausum īrī
participles plaudēns plausūrus plausus plaudendus, plaudundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
plaudendī plaudendō plaudendum plaudendō plausum plausū

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