Dare
 
 
Do, dedi, datus, dare (1) to give.
 
Particularities: The vowel -a- is short in the forms of the present stem, except for 2 p. sg. of the Present indicative and imperative: dâs and dâ. It is the only verb of the I conjugations that makes its perfect stem by reduplication: da- : ded-.
 
Forms: The present active subjunctive has three parallel series of identical meaning:
 
 
Present Active Subjunctive
I variiant
II variiant
III variiant
Sg. 1.
2.
3.
dem 
des 
det
duim 
duis 
duit
duam 
duas 
duat
Pl. 1.
2.
3.
demus 
detis 
dent
duimus 
duitis 
duint
duamus 
duatis 
duant
 
The forms cedo (2 p. sg.) give here! bring here! and cette (2 p. pl.) give here! bring here! are imperatives from dare.
 
 
List of derivatives

The verbs with monosyllable prefixes are transferred to the III conjugations, while those with polysyllable prefixes preserve the I conjugation of dare.


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