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Back-formation from nequeō.



queō (present infinitive quīre, perfect active quiī or quīvī, supine quitum); irregular conjugation, impersonal in the passive

  1. I am able


   Conjugation of queo (irregular, impersonal in passive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present queō quīs quit quīmus quītis queunt
imperfect quībam quībās quībat quībāmus quībātis quībant
future quībō quībis quībit quībimus quībitis quībunt
perfect quiī, quīvī quīstī, quīvistī1 quiit, quīvit quiimus quīstis, qstis1 quiērunt, quiēre
pluperfect quieram quierās quierat quierāmus quierātis quierant
future perfect quierō quieris quierit quierimus quieritis quierint
passive present quītur
imperfect quībātur
future quībitur
perfect itum est
pluperfect itum erat
future perfect itum erit
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present queam queās queat queāmus queātis queant
imperfect quīrem quīrēs quīret quīrēmus quīrētis quīrent
perfect quierim quierīs quierit quierīmus quierītis quierint
pluperfect quīssem, qssem1 quīssēs, qsses1 quīsset, qsset1 quīssēmus, qssemus1 quīssētis, qssetis1 quīssent, qssent1
passive present queātur
imperfect quīrētur
perfect itum sit
pluperfect itum esset, foret
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present quī quīte
future quītō quītō quītōte queuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives quīre quīsse, qsse1 quitūrus esse quīrī itum esse
participles quiēns quitūrus itum queundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
quīre queundī queundō queundum quitum quitū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.



  • queo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • queo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • queo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette