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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From ad- +‎ olēscō.

VerbEdit

adolēscō (present infinitive adolēscere, perfect active adolēvī or adoluī, supine adultum); third conjugation, no passive

  1. I grow up
  2. I mature
  3. I increase or augment
ConjugationEdit
  • The only attested passive forms are those from adultus, which is used in an active sense.
   Conjugation of adolēscō (third conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adolēscō adolēscis adolēscit adolēscimus adolēscitis adolēscunt
imperfect adolēscēbam adolēscēbās adolēscēbat adolēscēbāmus adolēscēbātis adolēscēbant
future adolēscam adolēscēs adolēscet adolēscēmus adolēscētis adolēscent
perfect adolēvī, adoluī adolēvistī, adoluistī, adolēstī1 adolēvit, adoluit adolēvimus, adoluimus adolēvistis, adoluistis, adolēstis1 adolēvērunt, adolēvēre, adoluērunt, adoluēre
pluperfect adolēveram, adolueram adolēverās, adoluerās adolēverat, adoluerat adolēverāmus, adoluerāmus adolēverātis, adoluerātis adolēverant, adoluerant
future perfect adolēverō, adoluerō adolēveris, adolueris adolēverit, adoluerit adolēverimus, adoluerimus adolēveritis, adolueritis adolēverint, adoluerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adolēscam adolēscās adolēscat adolēscāmus adolēscātis adolēscant
imperfect adolēscerem adolēscerēs adolēsceret adolēscerēmus adolēscerētis adolēscerent
perfect adolēverim, adoluerim adolēverīs, adoluerīs adolēverit, adoluerit adolēverīmus, adoluerīmus adolēverītis, adoluerītis adolēverint, adoluerint
pluperfect adolēvissem, adoluissem, adolēssem1 adolēvissēs, adoluissēs, adolēssēs1 adolēvisset, adoluisset, adolēsset1 adolēvissēmus, adoluissēmus, adolēssēmus1 adolēvissētis, adoluissētis, adolēssētis1 adolēvissent, adoluissent, adolēssent1
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adolēsce adolēscite
future adolēscitō adolēscitō adolēscitōte adolēscuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives adolēscere adolēvisse, adoluisse, adolēsse1 adultūrum esse
participles adolēscēns adultūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
adolēscendī adolēscendō adolēscendum adolēscendō adultum adultū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

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Etymology 2Edit

From adoleō (burn) +‎ -scō.

VerbEdit

adolēscō (present infinitive adolēscere); third conjugation, no passive, no perfect or supine stem

  1. I am kindled or burn (of a sacrifice)
ConjugationEdit
   Conjugation of adolēscō (third conjugation, no supine stem, no perfect stem, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adolēscō adolēscis adolēscit adolēscimus adolēscitis adolēscunt
imperfect adolēscēbam adolēscēbās adolēscēbat adolēscēbāmus adolēscēbātis adolēscēbant
future adolēscam adolēscēs adolēscet adolēscēmus adolēscētis adolēscent
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adolēscam adolēscās adolēscat adolēscāmus adolēscātis adolēscant
imperfect adolēscerem adolēscerēs adolēsceret adolēscerēmus adolēscerētis adolēscerent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present adolēsce adolēscite
future adolēscitō adolēscitō adolēscitōte adolēscuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives adolēscere
participles adolēscēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
adolēscendī adolēscendō adolēscendum adolēscendō

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