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From prae + mordeō ‎(bite).



praemordeō ‎(present infinitive praemordēre, perfect active praemorsī, supine praemorsum); second conjugation

  1. I bite in front or at the end of something.


   Conjugation of praemordeo (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praemordeō praemordēs praemordet praemordēmus praemordētis praemordent
imperfect praemordēbam praemordēbās praemordēbat praemordēbāmus praemordēbātis praemordēbant
future praemordēbō praemordēbis praemordēbit praemordēbimus praemordēbitis praemordēbunt
perfect praemorsī praemorsistī praemorsit praemorsimus praemorsistis praemorsērunt, praemorsēre
pluperfect praemorseram praemorserās praemorserat praemorserāmus praemorserātis praemorserant
future perfect praemorserō praemorseris praemorserit praemorserimus praemorseritis praemorserint
passive present praemordeor praemordēris, praemordēre praemordētur praemordēmur praemordēminī praemordentur
imperfect praemordēbar praemordēbāris, praemordēbāre praemordēbātur praemordēbāmur praemordēbāminī praemordēbantur
future praemordēbor praemordēberis, praemordēbere praemordēbitur praemordēbimur praemordēbiminī praemordēbuntur
perfect praemorsus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect praemorsus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect praemorsus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praemordeam praemordeās praemordeat praemordeāmus praemordeātis praemordeant
imperfect praemordērem praemordērēs praemordēret praemordērēmus praemordērētis praemordērent
perfect praemorserim praemorserīs praemorserit praemorserīmus praemorserītis praemorserint
pluperfect praemorsissem praemorsissēs praemorsisset praemorsissēmus praemorsissētis praemorsissent
passive present praemordear praemordeāris, praemordeāre praemordeātur praemordeāmur praemordeāminī praemordeantur
imperfect praemordērer praemordērēris, praemordērēre praemordērētur praemordērēmur praemordērēminī praemordērentur
perfect praemorsus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect praemorsus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present praemordē praemordēte
future praemordētō praemordētō praemordētōte praemordentō
passive present praemordēre praemordēminī
future praemordētor praemordētor praemordentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives praemordēre praemorsisse praemorsūrus esse praemordērī praemorsus esse praemorsum īrī
participles praemordēns praemorsūrus praemorsus praemordendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
praemordēre praemordendī praemordendō praemordendum praemorsum praemorsū

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