A school grammar of the Latin language

 
9781236073549: A school grammar of the Latin language
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 Excerpt: ...conjugation itself. They are, besides sum (treated of before, § 156), possum, edo,Jero, volo, nolo, malo, eo, queo, nequeo,Jio. 1. Possum, I am able. Possum is composed of potis.and sum; by dropping the termination of potis, we obtain potsum, possum. It therefore follows the conjugation of sum in its terminations, but the consonants t, s, and f produce some changes when they come together. Indicative. Subjunctive. Present. Possum, potSs, potest possim, possis, possit. possumus, potestis, possunt. possimus, possUis, possint. Imperfect. polSram, po&ras, potSrat. possem, posses, posset. poterdmus, grdtis,-erant. possemus, possitis, possent. Future. potSro, potSris, potSrit. poterimus,-eritis,-Srunt. Perfect. potui, potuisti, potuit. potuSrim,-Sris,-eriU potuimus, stis,-irunt. potuerimus, "tis,-int. Pluperfect. potuSram,-eras,-eraL potnissem,-isses,-isset. potuerdmus,-erdtis,-erant. potuissemus,-issetis,-issent. Future Perfect. potuSro, potuSris, potuSrit. potuerimus, potuentis, potuerint. (No Imperative.) Infinitive. Participle. Pres. and Imp., posse. (Poten& has become an adjective.) Perf. and Plop., potuisse. 2. Edo, I eat. § 212.' The verb edo, edi, esum, edere, is declined regularly according to the third conjugation, but here and there it has syncopated forms, besides its regular ones, similar to the corresponding tenses of sum, except that the quantity of the vowel in the second person singular of the indie. present and of the imperative makes a difference, the e in es from edo being long by nature. The tenses in which this resemblance occurs are seen in the following table: Indicative. Subjunctive. Present. Imperfect. Sing. Edo, edis, Sdit, Sing. ederem, edSres, ZdSret, (or es, est.) (or essem, esses, esset.) Plnr. Bdimus, Sditis,...

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