vereor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *werēōr, from Proto-Indo-European *wer- (to note, sense). Cognate with English aware.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vereor (present infinitive verērī, perfect active veritus sum); second conjugation, deponent

  1. I have respect for, revere, stand in awe.
  2. I am afraid, fear; dread.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of vereor (second conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present vereor verēris, verēre verētur verēmur verēminī verentur
imperfect verēbar verēbāris, verēbāre verēbātur verēbāmur verēbāminī verēbantur
future verēbor verēberis, verēbere verēbitur verēbimur verēbiminī verēbuntur
perfect veritus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect veritus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect veritus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present verear vereāris, vereāre vereātur vereāmur vereāminī vereantur
imperfect verērer verērēris, verērēre verērētur verērēmur verērēminī verērentur
perfect veritus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect veritus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present verēre verēminī
future verētor verētor verentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives verērī veritus esse veritūrus esse veritum īrī
participles verēns veritus veritūrus verendus

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References[edit]

  • vereor” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers