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Etymology 1[edit]

pretium +‎


pretiō (present infinitive pretiāre, perfect active pretiāvī, supine pretiātum); first conjugation

  1. (Late Latin) I esteem, I prize, I value (hold in high regard, consider valuable)
  2. (Medieval Latin) I appraise, I assess, I value (estimate the worth of, set a price for)
   Conjugation of pretio (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pretiō pretiās pretiat pretiāmus pretiātis pretiant
imperfect pretiābam pretiābās pretiābat pretiābāmus pretiābātis pretiābant
future pretiābō pretiābis pretiābit pretiābimus pretiābitis pretiābunt
perfect pretiāvī pretiāvistī pretiāvit pretiāvimus pretiāvistis pretiāvērunt, pretiāvēre
pluperfect pretiāveram pretiāverās pretiāverat pretiāverāmus pretiāverātis pretiāverant
future perfect pretiāverō pretiāveris pretiāverit pretiāverimus pretiāveritis pretiāverint
passive present pretior pretiāris, pretiāre pretiātur pretiāmur pretiāminī pretiantur
imperfect pretiābar pretiābāris, pretiābāre pretiābātur pretiābāmur pretiābāminī pretiābantur
future pretiābor pretiāberis, pretiābere pretiābitur pretiābimur pretiābiminī pretiābuntur
perfect pretiātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect pretiātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect pretiātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pretiem pretiēs pretiet pretiēmus pretiētis pretient
imperfect pretiārem pretiārēs pretiāret pretiārēmus pretiārētis pretiārent
perfect pretiāverim pretiāverīs pretiāverit pretiāverīmus pretiāverītis pretiāverint
pluperfect pretiāvissem pretiāvissēs pretiāvisset pretiāvissēmus pretiāvissētis pretiāvissent
passive present pretier pretiēris, pretiēre pretiētur pretiēmur pretiēminī pretientur
imperfect pretiārer pretiārēris, pretiārēre pretiārētur pretiārēmur pretiārēminī pretiārentur
perfect pretiātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect pretiātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pretiā pretiāte
future pretiātō pretiātō pretiātōte pretiantō
passive present pretiāre pretiāminī
future pretiātor pretiātor pretiantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives pretiāre pretiāvisse pretiātūrus esse pretiārī pretiātus esse pretiātum īrī
participles pretiāns pretiātūrus pretiātus pretiandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
pretiāre pretiandī pretiandō pretiandum pretiātum pretiātū
Derived terms[edit]



  • prĕtĭo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • PRETIARE in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to buy cheaply: parvo, vili pretio or bene emere
    • (ambiguous) to restore prisoners without ransom: captivos sine pretio reddere
  • prĕtĭo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 1,236/1
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “pretiare”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 844–5

Etymology 2[edit]

Regularly declined forms of pretium.


pretiō n

  1. dative singular of pretium
  2. ablative singular of pretium



prètio (Cyrillic spelling прѐтио)

  1. obese