LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *opīnus (in inopīnus, necopīnus), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *op- (to prefer, choose), whence optō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

opīnor (present infinitive opīnārī, perfect active opīnātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I suppose, imagine, deem, think, judge, opine

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of opīnor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present opīnor opīnāris, opīnāre opīnātur opīnāmur opīnāminī opīnantur
imperfect opīnābar opīnābāris, opīnābāre opīnābātur opīnābāmur opīnābāminī opīnābantur
future opīnābor opīnāberis, opīnābere opīnābitur opīnābimur opīnābiminī opīnābuntur
perfect opīnātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect opīnātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect opīnātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present opīner opīnēris, opīnēre opīnētur opīnēmur opīnēminī opīnentur
imperfect opīnārer opīnārēris, opīnārēre opīnārētur opīnārēmur opīnārēminī opīnārentur
perfect opīnātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect opīnātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present opīnāre opīnāminī
future opīnātor opīnātor opīnantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives opīnārī opīnātum esse opīnātūrum esse
participles opīnāns opīnātus opīnātūrus opīnandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
opīnandī opīnandō opīnandum opīnandō opīnātum opīnātū

DescendantsEdit

  • English: opine
  • French: opiner
  • Italian: opinare
  • Portuguese: opinar
  • Spanish: opinar

ReferencesEdit

  • opinor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • opinor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • opinor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • opine in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag