From con- +‎ flō (breathe, blow).



cōnflō (present infinitive cōnflāre, perfect active cōnflāvī, supine cōnflātum); first conjugation

  1. I kindle (a fire)
  2. I forge, fuse or melt (metal)
  3. I refine or purify
  4. I inflame (passions)


   Conjugation of cōnflō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnflō cōnflās cōnflat cōnflāmus cōnflātis cōnflant
imperfect cōnflābam cōnflābās cōnflābat cōnflābāmus cōnflābātis cōnflābant
future cōnflābō cōnflābis cōnflābit cōnflābimus cōnflābitis cōnflābunt
perfect cōnflāvī cōnflāvistī cōnflāvit cōnflāvimus cōnflāvistis cōnflāvērunt, cōnflāvēre
pluperfect cōnflāveram cōnflāverās cōnflāverat cōnflāverāmus cōnflāverātis cōnflāverant
future perfect cōnflāverō cōnflāveris cōnflāverit cōnflāverimus cōnflāveritis cōnflāverint
passive present cōnflor cōnflāris, cōnflāre cōnflātur cōnflāmur cōnflāminī cōnflantur
imperfect cōnflābar cōnflābāris, cōnflābāre cōnflābātur cōnflābāmur cōnflābāminī cōnflābantur
future cōnflābor cōnflāberis, cōnflābere cōnflābitur cōnflābimur cōnflābiminī cōnflābuntur
perfect cōnflātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cōnflātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cōnflātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnflem cōnflēs cōnflet cōnflēmus cōnflētis cōnflent
imperfect cōnflārem cōnflārēs cōnflāret cōnflārēmus cōnflārētis cōnflārent
perfect cōnflāverim cōnflāverīs cōnflāverit cōnflāverīmus cōnflāverītis cōnflāverint
pluperfect cōnflāvissem cōnflāvissēs cōnflāvisset cōnflāvissēmus cōnflāvissētis cōnflāvissent
passive present cōnfler cōnflēris, cōnflēre cōnflētur cōnflēmur cōnflēminī cōnflentur
imperfect cōnflārer cōnflārēris, cōnflārēre cōnflārētur cōnflārēmur cōnflārēminī cōnflārentur
perfect cōnflātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cōnflātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōnflā cōnflāte
future cōnflātō cōnflātō cōnflātōte cōnflantō
passive present cōnflāre cōnflāminī
future cōnflātor cōnflātor cōnflantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cōnflāre cōnflāvisse cōnflātūrum esse cōnflārī cōnflātum esse cōnflātum īrī
participles cōnflāns cōnflātūrus cōnflātus cōnflandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
cōnflandī cōnflandō cōnflandum cōnflandō cōnflātum cōnflātū



  • conflo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • conflo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • conflo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to endanger, imperil a person or thing: alicui periculum creare, conflare
    • to incur ignominy: infamiam concipere, subire, sibi conflare
    • to incur a person's hatred: alicuius odium subire, suscipere, in se convertere, sibi conflare
    • to make a person odious, unpopular: invidiam alicui conflare (Catil. 1. 9. 23)
    • to incur debts on a large scale: grande, magnum (opp. exiguum) aes alienum conflare
    • to kindle a war: bellum conflare (Fam. 5. 2. 8)