See also: lanceó


Alternative formsEdit


lancea (short javelin”, “light spear”, “lance) +‎ (suffix forming first-conjugation verbs)



lanceō (present infinitive lanceāre); first conjugation, no perfect or supine stem

  1. (Late Latin, Ecclesiastical Latin, intransitive) I wield or handle a lance
  2. (Medieval Latin, transitive, construed with accusative of object) I launch or shoot (especially something akin to a javelin or spear)
  3. (Medieval Latin, transitive, construed with accusative of person) I pierce (someone) through with a pike, sword, dagger, vel sim.


   Conjugation of lanceō (first conjugation, no supine stem, no perfect stem)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lanceō lanceās lanceat lanceāmus lanceātis lanceant
imperfect lanceābam lanceābās lanceābat lanceābāmus lanceābātis lanceābant
future lanceābō lanceābis lanceābit lanceābimus lanceābitis lanceābunt
passive present lanceor lanceāris, lanceāre lanceātur lanceāmur lanceāminī lanceantur
imperfect lanceābar lanceābāris, lanceābāre lanceābātur lanceābāmur lanceābāminī lanceābantur
future lanceābor lanceāberis, lanceābere lanceābitur lanceābimur lanceābiminī lanceābuntur
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lanceem lanceēs lanceet lanceēmus lanceētis lanceent
imperfect lanceārem lanceārēs lanceāret lanceārēmus lanceārētis lanceārent
passive present lanceer lanceēris, lanceēre lanceētur lanceēmur lanceēminī lanceentur
imperfect lanceārer lanceārēris, lanceārēre lanceārētur lanceārēmur lanceārēminī lanceārentur
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lanceā lanceāte
future lanceātō lanceātō lanceātōte lanceantō
passive present lanceāre lanceāminī
future lanceātor lanceātor lanceantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives lanceāre lanceārī
participles lanceāns lanceandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
lanceandī lanceandō lanceandum lanceandō


  • (I launch, shoot): mittō (Classical)

Related termsEdit






  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of lancear.