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From re- +‎ pariō, from Proto-Indo-European *per- (to bring forth).



reperiō (present infinitive reperīre, perfect active repperī, supine repertum); fourth conjugation

  1. I find, find out, learn, realise, discover, invent.


  • Note: Variant non-reduplicated perfect stem reper-.
   Conjugation of reperiō (fourth conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present reperiō reperīs reperit reperīmus reperītis reperiunt
imperfect reperiēbam reperiēbās reperiēbat reperiēbāmus reperiēbātis reperiēbant
future reperiam reperiēs reperiet reperiēmus reperiētis reperient
perfect repperī repperistī repperit repperimus repperistis repperērunt, repperēre
pluperfect reppereram reppererās reppererat reppererāmus reppererātis reppererant
future perfect reppererō reppereris reppererit reppererimus reppereritis reppererint
passive present reperior reperīris, reperīre reperītur reperīmur reperīminī reperiuntur
imperfect reperiēbar reperiēbāris, reperiēbāre reperiēbātur reperiēbāmur reperiēbāminī reperiēbantur
future reperiar reperiēris, reperiēre reperiētur reperiēmur reperiēminī reperientur
perfect repertus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect repertus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect repertus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present reperiam reperiās reperiat reperiāmus reperiātis reperiant
imperfect reperīrem reperīrēs reperīret reperīrēmus reperīrētis reperīrent
perfect reppererim reppererīs reppererit reppererīmus reppererītis reppererint
pluperfect repperissem repperissēs repperisset repperissēmus repperissētis repperissent
passive present reperiar reperiāris, reperiāre reperiātur reperiāmur reperiāminī reperiantur
imperfect reperīrer reperīrēris, reperīrēre reperīrētur reperīrēmur reperīrēminī reperīrentur
perfect repertus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect repertus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present reperī reperīte
future reperītō reperītō reperītōte reperiuntō
passive present reperīre reperīminī
future reperītor reperītor reperiuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives reperīre repperisse repertūrum esse reperīrī, reperīrier1 repertum esse repertum īrī
participles reperiēns repertūrus repertus reperiendus, reperiundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
reperiendī reperiendō reperiendum reperiendō repertum repertū

1The present passive infinitive in -ier is a rare poetic form which is attested for this verb.

Derived terms[edit]


  • Italian: reperire


  • reperio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • reperio in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • reperio in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • repertory in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.