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From Proto-Indo-European *tragʰ- ‎(to draw, drag) or Proto-Indo-European *dʰerāgʰ-. Related to Ancient Greek τρέχω ‎(trékhō), English drag, draw, trigger, track [1].



trahō ‎(present infinitive trahere, perfect active trāxī, supine tractum); third conjugation

  1. I drag.
  2. I trail.
  3. I extract, withdraw.
  4. I plunder, squander.
  5. I draw out, prolong.


   Conjugation of traho (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present trahō trahis trahit trahimus trahitis trahunt
imperfect trahēbam trahēbās trahēbat trahēbāmus trahēbātis trahēbant
future traham trahēs trahet trahēmus trahētis trahent
perfect trāxī trāxistī trāxit trāximus trāxistis trāxērunt, trāxēre
pluperfect trāxeram trāxerās trāxerat trāxerāmus trāxerātis trāxerant
future perfect trāxerō trāxeris trāxerit trāxerimus trāxeritis trāxerint
passive present trahor traheris, trahere trahitur trahimur trahiminī trahuntur
imperfect trahēbar trahēbāris, trahēbāre trahēbātur trahēbāmur trahēbāminī trahēbantur
future trahar trahēris, trahēre trahētur trahēmur trahēminī trahentur
perfect tractus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect tractus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect tractus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present traham trahās trahat trahāmus trahātis trahant
imperfect traherem traherēs traheret traherēmus traherētis traherent
perfect trāxerim trāxerīs trāxerit trāxerīmus trāxerītis trāxerint
pluperfect trāxissem trāxissēs trāxisset trāxissēmus trāxissētis trāxissent
passive present trahar trahāris, trahāre trahātur trahāmur trahāminī trahantur
imperfect traherer traherēris, traherēre traherētur traherēmur traherēminī traherentur
perfect tractus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect tractus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present trahe trahite
future trahitō trahitō trahitōte trahuntō
passive present trahere trahiminī
future trahitor trahitor trahuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives trahere trāxisse tractūrus esse trahī tractus esse tractum īrī
participles trahēns tractūrus tractus trahendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
trahere trahendī trahendō trahendum tractum tractū

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  • traho” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  1. ^ tract” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).