rubesco

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rubeō (I am red) +‎ -ēscō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rubēscō (present infinitive rubēscere, perfect active rubuī); third conjugation, no passive

  1. I grow or turn red, redden.
  2. I blush, redden.

Inflection[edit]

  • The third principal part is shared with rubeō.
   Conjugation of rubesco (third conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present rubēscō rubēscis rubēscit rubēscimus rubēscitis rubēscunt
imperfect rubēscēbam rubēscēbās rubēscēbat rubēscēbāmus rubēscēbātis rubēscēbant
future rubēscam rubēscēs rubēscet rubēscēmus rubēscētis rubēscent
perfect rubuī rubuistī rubuit rubuimus rubuistis rubuērunt, rubuēre
pluperfect rubueram rubuerās rubuerat rubuerāmus rubuerātis rubuerant
future perfect rubuerō rubueris rubuerit rubuerimus rubueritis rubuerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present rubēscam rubēscās rubēscat rubēscāmus rubēscātis rubēscant
imperfect rubēscerem rubēscerēs rubēsceret rubēscerēmus rubēscerētis rubēscerent
perfect rubuerim rubuerīs rubuerit rubuerīmus rubuerītis rubuerint
pluperfect rubuissem rubuissēs rubuisset rubuissēmus rubuissētis rubuissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present rubēsce rubēscite
future rubēscitō rubēscitō rubēscitōte rubēscuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives rubēscere rubuisse
participles rubēscēns

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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