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This Proto-Italic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-ItalicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éǵeti.

VerbEdit

*agō[1]

  1. drive
  2. push, impel
  3. do, act

InflectionEdit

Inflection of *agō (third conjugation)
Present *agō
Perfect *ēgai
Past participle *aktos
Present indicative Active Passive
1st sing. *agō *agōr
2nd sing. *ages *agezo
3rd sing. *aget *agetor
1st plur. *agomos *agomor
2nd plur. *agetes *agem(e?)n(ai?)
3rd plur. *agont *agontor
Present subjunctive Active Passive
1st sing. *agām *agār
2nd sing. *agās *agāzo
3rd sing. *agād *agātor
1st plur. *agāmos *agāmor
2nd plur. *agātes *agām(e?)n(ai?)
3rd plur. *agānd *agāntor
Perfect indicative Active
1st sing. *ēgai
2nd sing. *ēgistai
3rd sing. *ēge(d)
1st plur. *ēgomos
2nd plur. *ēgistes
3rd plur. *ēgēri
Present imperative Active Passive
2nd sing. *age *agezo
2nd plur. *agete
Future imperative Active
2nd + 3rd sing. *agetōd
Participles Present Past
*agents *aktos
Verbal nouns tu-derivative s-derivative
*aktum *agezi

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: agō, -igō
  • Oscan: actud[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill
  2. ^ Buck, Carl (1904) A grammar of Oscan and Umbrian, Ginn & Co, page 29