plecto

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Ancient Greek πλέκω (plékō), from Proto-Indo-European *plek-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

plectō (present infinitive plectere, perfect active plexī, supine plexum); third conjugation

  1. I plait, weave, braid
  2. I twist, bend, turn
Inflection[edit]
  • The third principal part (and its forms) may be either plexī or plexuī.
   Conjugation of plecto (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plectō plectis plectit plectimus plectitis plectunt
imperfect plectēbam plectēbās plectēbat plectēbāmus plectēbātis plectēbant
future plectam plectēs plectet plectēmus plectētis plectent
perfect plexī plexistī plexit pleximus plexistis plexērunt, plexēre
pluperfect plexeram plexerās plexerat plexerāmus plexerātis plexerant
future perfect plexerō plexeris plexerit plexerimus plexeritis plexerint
passive present plector plecteris, plectere plectitur plectimur plectiminī plectuntur
imperfect plectēbar plectēbāris, plectēbāre plectēbātur plectēbāmur plectēbāminī plectēbantur
future plectar plectēris, plectēre plectētur plectēmur plectēminī plectentur
perfect plexus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect plexus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect plexus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plectam plectās plectat plectāmus plectātis plectant
imperfect plecterem plecterēs plecteret plecterēmus plecterētis plecterent
perfect plexerim plexerīs plexerit plexerīmus plexerītis plexerint
pluperfect plexissem plexissēs plexisset plexissēmus plexissētis plexissent
passive present plectar plectāris, plectāre plectātur plectāmur plectāminī plectantur
imperfect plecterer plecterēris, plecterēre plecterētur plecterēmur plecterēminī plecterentur
perfect plexus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect plexus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plecte plectite
future plectitō plectitō plectitōte plectuntō
passive present plectere plectiminī
future plectitor plectitor plectuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives plectere plexisse plexūrus esse plectī plexus esse plexum īrī
participles plectēns plexūrus plexus plectendus
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Ancient Greek πλήττω (plḗttō).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

plēctō (present infinitive plēctere); third conjugation, no perfect or supine forms

  1. I punish; I beat
  2. I blame
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of plecto (third conjugation, defective, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plēctō plēctis plēctit plēctimus plēctitis plēctunt
imperfect plēctēbam plēctēbās plēctēbat plēctēbāmus plēctēbātis plēctēbant
future plēctam plēctēs plēctet plēctēmus plēctētis plēctent
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plēctam plēctās plēctat plēctāmus plēctātis plēctant
imperfect plēcterem plēcterēs plēcteret plēcterēmus plēcterētis plēcterent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plēcte plēctite
future plēctitō plēctitō plēctitōte plēctuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives plēctere
participles plēctēns
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • plecto” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.