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praeeō (present infinitive praeīre, perfect active praeiī, supine praeitum); irregular conjugation

  1. I precede or lead the way
  2. I dictate


   Conjugation of praeeo (irregular)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praeeō praeīs praeit praeīmus praeītis praeeunt
imperfect praeībam praeībās praeībat praeībāmus praeībātis praeībant
future praeībō praeībis praeībit praeībimus praeībitis praeībunt
perfect praeiī, praeīvī praeīstī, praeīvistī praeiit, praeīvit praeiimus praeīstis praeiērunt, praeiēre
pluperfect praeieram praeierās praeierat praeierāmus praeierātis praeierant
future perfect praeierō praeieris praeierit praeierimus praeieritis praeierint
passive present praeeor praeīris, praeīre praeītur praeīmur praeīminī praeeuntur
imperfect praeībar praeībāris, praeībāre praeībātur praeībāmur praeībāminī praeībantur
future praeībor praeīberis, praeībere praeībitur praeībimur praeībiminī praeībuntur
perfect praeitus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect praeitus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect praeitus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praeeam praeeās praeeat praeeāmus praeeātis praeeant
imperfect praeīrem praeīrēs praeīret praeīrēmus praeīrētis praeīrent
perfect praeierim praeierīs praeierit praeierīmus praeierītis praeierint
pluperfect praeīssem praeīssēs praeīsset praeīssēmus praeīssētis praeīssent
passive present praeear praeeāris, praeeāre praeeātur praeeāmur praeeāminī praeeantur
imperfect praeīrer praeīrēris, praeīrēre praeīrētur praeīrēmur praeīrēminī praeīrentur
perfect praeitus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect praeitus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praeī praeīte
future praeītō praeītō praeītōte praeeuntō
passive present praeīre praeīminī
future praeītor praeītor praeeuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives praeīre praeīsse praeitūrus esse praeīrī praeitus esse praeitum īrī
participles praeiēns praeitūrus praeitus praeeundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
praeīre praeeundī praeeundō praeeundum praeitum praeitū

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  • praeeo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praeeo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • praeeo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to read prayers for the congregation to repeat: praeire verba (carmen) (Liv. 31. 17)