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PIE roots

From ad- +‎ ferō ‎(bear, carry).



afferō ‎(present infinitive afferre, perfect active attulī, supine allātum); third conjugation, irregular

  1. I carry forth; I bring forth; conduct.
  2. I bring, bear or carry information, deliver, report, announce, inform, publish.
  3. I bring something on someone; cause, effect, impart, give, occasion; bring to or upon.
  4. I bring forwards, allege, assert, adduce.
  5. I bring forth as a product, yield, bear, produce.
  6. I contribute or offer something to, I am useful in.
  7. (with manus) I lay hands on, attack, assail; rob, plunder; nullify.


   Conjugation of affero (third conjugation, irregular, suppletive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present afferō affers affert afferimus affertis afferunt
imperfect afferēbam afferēbās afferēbat afferēbāmus afferēbātis afferēbant
future afferam afferēs afferet afferēmus afferētis afferent
perfect attulī attulistī attulit attulimus attulistis attulērunt, attulēre
pluperfect attuleram attulerās attulerat attulerāmus attulerātis attulerant
future perfect attulerō attuleris attulerit attulerimus attuleritis attulerint
passive present afferor afferris, afferre affertur afferimur afferiminī afferuntur
imperfect afferēbar afferēbāris, afferēbāre afferēbātur afferēbāmur afferēbāminī afferēbantur
future afferar afferēris, afferēre afferētur afferēmur afferēminī afferentur
perfect allātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect allātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect allātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present afferam afferās afferat afferāmus afferātis afferant
imperfect afferrem afferrēs afferret afferrēmus afferrētis afferrent
perfect attulerim attulerīs attulerit attulerīmus attulerītis attulerint
pluperfect attulissem attulissēs attulisset attulissēmus attulissētis attulissent
passive present afferar afferāris, afferāre afferātur afferāmur afferāminī afferantur
imperfect afferrer afferrēris, afferrēre afferrētur afferrēmur afferrēminī afferrentur
perfect allātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect allātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present affer afferte
future affertō affertō affertōte afferuntō
passive present afferre afferiminī
future affertor affertor afferuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives afferre attulisse allātūrus esse afferrī allātus esse allātum īrī
participles afferēns allātūrus allātus afferendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
afferre afferendī afferendō afferendum allātum allātū

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  • affero” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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