valeo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wal (be strong). Compare Welsh gallu (to be able), Old Irish flaith (dominion), Gaulish walos (ruler), Lithuanian valdyti (to have power), Proto-Slavic *volstь (to rule), Old Norse valdr (ruler), Old High German -walt, -wald (power), Old English wealdan (to rule).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

valeō (present infinitive valēre, perfect active valuī, supine valitūrum); second conjugation

  1. I am strong
  2. I am well, healthy
  3. I am worth
  4. (Ecclesiastical Latin, Medieval Latin) I can
  5. (New Latin, rare) I leave; I go away

Usage notes[edit]

The supine can be either valitūrum or valitum.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of valeo (second conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present valeō valēs valet valēmus valētis valent
imperfect valēbam valēbās valēbat valēbāmus valēbātis valēbant
future valēbō valēbis valēbit valēbimus valēbitis valēbunt
perfect valuī valuistī valuit valuimus valuistis valuērunt, valuēre
pluperfect valueram valuerās valuerat valuerāmus valuerātis valuerant
future perfect valuerō valueris valuerit valuerimus valueritis valuerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present valeam valeās valeat valeāmus valeātis valeant
imperfect valērem valērēs valēret valērēmus valērētis valērent
perfect valuerim valuerīs valuerit valuerīmus valuerītis valuerint
pluperfect valuissem valuissēs valuisset valuissēmus valuissētis valuissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present valē valēte
future valētō valētō valētōte valentō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives valēre valuisse valitūrus esse
participles valēns valitūrus

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