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From claudus (limping, lame) +‎ -eō.



claudeō (present infinitive claudēre); second conjugation, no perfect

  1. I limp; I am lame.
  2. I falter, stumble.


   Conjugation of claudeo (second conjugation, defective)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present claudeō claudēs claudet claudēmus claudētis claudent
imperfect claudēbam claudēbās claudēbat claudēbāmus claudēbātis claudēbant
future claudēbō claudēbis claudēbit claudēbimus claudēbitis claudēbunt
passive present claudeor claudēris, claudēre claudētur claudēmur claudēminī claudentur
imperfect claudēbar claudēbāris, claudēbāre claudēbātur claudēbāmur claudēbāminī claudēbantur
future claudēbor claudēberis, claudēbere claudēbitur claudēbimur claudēbiminī claudēbuntur
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present claudeam claudeās claudeat claudeāmus claudeātis claudeant
imperfect claudērem claudērēs claudēret claudērēmus claudērētis claudērent
passive present claudear claudeāris, claudeāre claudeātur claudeāmur claudeāminī claudeantur
imperfect claudērer claudērēris, claudērēre claudērētur claudērēmur claudērēminī claudērentur
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present claudē claudēte
future claudētō claudētō claudētōte claudentō
passive present claudēre claudēminī
future claudētor claudētor claudentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives claudēre claudērī
participles claudēns claudendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
claudēre claudendī claudendō claudendum


Related termsEdit


  • claudeo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • claudeo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • claudeo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to turn a deaf ear to, to open one's ears to..: aures claudere, patefacere (e.g. veritati, assentatoribus)
    • (ambiguous) to open, shut the door: ostium, fores aperire, claudere
    • (ambiguous) to bring up the rear: agmen claudere, cogere
    • (ambiguous) to besiege a city: oppidum obsidione claudere