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From sub- (under, within) +‎ *fiō, likely cognate with Ancient Greek θύω (thúō), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewh₂- (to smoke), whence also fūmus (smoke, steam) and fūlīgō (soot)



suffiō (present infinitive suffīre, perfect active suffīvī, supine suffītum); fourth conjugation

  1. I fumigate, perfume, scent.


   Conjugation of suffio (fourth conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present suffiō suffīs suffit suffīmus suffītis suffiunt
imperfect suffiēbam suffiēbās suffiēbat suffiēbāmus suffiēbātis suffiēbant
future suffiam suffiēs suffiet suffiēmus suffiētis suffient
perfect suffīvī suffīvistī suffīvit suffīvimus suffīvistis suffīvērunt, suffīvēre
pluperfect suffīveram suffīverās suffīverat suffīverāmus suffīverātis suffīverant
future perfect suffīverō suffīveris suffīverit suffīverimus suffīveritis suffīverint
passive present suffior suffīris, suffīre suffītur suffīmur suffīminī suffiuntur
imperfect suffiēbar suffiēbāris, suffiēbāre suffiēbātur suffiēbāmur suffiēbāminī suffiēbantur
future suffiar suffiēris, suffiēre suffiētur suffiēmur suffiēminī suffientur
perfect suffītus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect suffītus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect suffītus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present suffiam suffiās suffiat suffiāmus suffiātis suffiant
imperfect suffīrem suffīrēs suffīret suffīrēmus suffīrētis suffīrent
perfect suffīverim suffīverīs suffīverit suffīverīmus suffīverītis suffīverint
pluperfect suffīvissem suffīvissēs suffīvisset suffīvissēmus suffīvissētis suffīvissent
passive present suffiar suffiāris, suffiāre suffiātur suffiāmur suffiāminī suffiantur
imperfect suffīrer suffīrēris, suffīrēre suffīrētur suffīrēmur suffīrēminī suffīrentur
perfect suffītus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect suffītus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present suffī suffīte
future suffītō suffītō suffītōte suffiuntō
passive present suffīre suffīminī
future suffītor suffītor suffiuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives suffīre suffīvisse suffītūrus esse suffīrī suffītus esse suffītum īrī
participles suffiēns suffītūrus suffītus suffiendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
suffīre suffiendī suffiendō suffiendum suffītum suffītū

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