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From re- ‎(back, again) + sonō ‎(make a noise, sound, resound).



resonō ‎(present infinitive resonāre, perfect active resonāvī, supine resonātum); first conjugation

  1. (intransitive) I sound or ring again, resound, reecho; call repeatedly.
  2. (transitive) I give back the sound of, resound, reecho with.


  • Note that there are alternative forms for the present active indicative, as if from the third conjugation, namely, resonit for resonat and resonunt for resonant.
   Conjugation of resono (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present resonō resonās resonat resonāmus resonātis resonant
imperfect resonābam resonābās resonābat resonābāmus resonābātis resonābant
future resonābō resonābis resonābit resonābimus resonābitis resonābunt
perfect resonāvī resonāvistī resonāvit resonāvimus resonāvistis resonāvērunt, resonāvēre
pluperfect resonāveram resonāverās resonāverat resonāverāmus resonāverātis resonāverant
future perfect resonāverō resonāveris resonāverit resonāverimus resonāveritis resonāverint
passive present resonor resonāris, resonāre resonātur resonāmur resonāminī resonantur
imperfect resonābar resonābāris, resonābāre resonābātur resonābāmur resonābāminī resonābantur
future resonābor resonāberis, resonābere resonābitur resonābimur resonābiminī resonābuntur
perfect resonātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect resonātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect resonātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present resonem resonēs resonet resonēmus resonētis resonent
imperfect resonārem resonārēs resonāret resonārēmus resonārētis resonārent
perfect resonāverim resonāverīs resonāverit resonāverīmus resonāverītis resonāverint
pluperfect resonāvissem resonāvissēs resonāvisset resonāvissēmus resonāvissētis resonāvissent
passive present resoner resonēris, resonēre resonētur resonēmur resonēminī resonentur
imperfect resonārer resonārēris, resonārēre resonārētur resonārēmur resonārēminī resonārentur
perfect resonātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect resonātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present resonā resonāte
future resonātō resonātō resonātōte resonantō
passive present resonāre resonāminī
future resonātor resonātor resonantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives resonāre resonāvisse resonātūrus esse resonārī resonātus esse resonātum īrī
participles resonāns resonātūrus resonātus resonandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
resonāre resonandī resonandō resonandum resonātum resonātū

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