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From inter- +‎ pellō (push, drive).



interpellō (present infinitive interpellāre, perfect active interpellāvī, supine interpellātum); first conjugation

  1. I interrupt by speaking, disrupt, disturb, interject.
  2. I hinder, obstruct, impede, disturb, molest.
  3. I annoy, importune.
  4. I try to seduce a female, solicit.
  5. I address, speak to, accost.
  6. I demand payment of, dun.


   Conjugation of interpellō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present interpellō interpellās interpellat interpellāmus interpellātis interpellant
imperfect interpellābam interpellābās interpellābat interpellābāmus interpellābātis interpellābant
future interpellābō interpellābis interpellābit interpellābimus interpellābitis interpellābunt
perfect interpellāvī interpellāvistī, interpellāstī1 interpellāvit interpellāvimus interpellāvistis, interpellāstis1 interpellāvērunt, interpellāvēre
pluperfect interpellāveram interpellāverās interpellāverat interpellāverāmus interpellāverātis interpellāverant
future perfect interpellāverō interpellāveris interpellāverit interpellāverimus interpellāveritis interpellāverint
passive present interpellor interpellāris, interpellāre interpellātur interpellāmur interpellāminī interpellantur
imperfect interpellābar interpellābāris, interpellābāre interpellābātur interpellābāmur interpellābāminī interpellābantur
future interpellābor interpellāberis, interpellābere interpellābitur interpellābimur interpellābiminī interpellābuntur
perfect interpellātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect interpellātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect interpellātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present interpellem interpellēs interpellet interpellēmus interpellētis interpellent
imperfect interpellārem interpellārēs interpellāret interpellārēmus interpellārētis interpellārent
perfect interpellāverim interpellāverīs interpellāverit interpellāverīmus interpellāverītis interpellāverint
pluperfect interpellāvissem, interpellāssem1 interpellāvissēs, interpellāssēs1 interpellāvisset, interpellāsset1 interpellāvissēmus, interpellāssēmus1 interpellāvissētis, interpellāssētis1 interpellāvissent, interpellāssent1
passive present interpeller interpellēris, interpellēre interpellētur interpellēmur interpellēminī interpellentur
imperfect interpellārer interpellārēris, interpellārēre interpellārētur interpellārēmur interpellārēminī interpellārentur
perfect interpellātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect interpellātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present interpellā interpellāte
future interpellātō interpellātō interpellātōte interpellantō
passive present interpellāre interpellāminī
future interpellātor interpellātor interpellantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives interpellāre interpellāvisse, interpellāsse1 interpellātūrum esse interpellārī interpellātum esse interpellātum īrī
participles interpellāns interpellātūrus interpellātus interpellandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
interpellandī interpellandō interpellandum interpellandō interpellātum interpellātū

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

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