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From sub- (under, within) +‎ *fiō, likely cognate with Ancient Greek θύω (thúō), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewh₂- (to smoke), whence also fūmus (smoke, steam) and fūlīgō (soot)



suffiō (present infinitive suffīre, perfect active suffīvī or suffiī, supine suffītum); fourth conjugation

  1. I fumigate, perfume, scent.


   Conjugation of suffiō (fourth conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present suffiō suffīs suffit suffīmus suffītis suffiunt
imperfect suffiēbam suffiēbās suffiēbat suffiēbāmus suffiēbātis suffiēbant
future suffiam suffiēs suffiet suffiēmus suffiētis suffient
perfect suffīvī, suffiī suffīvistī, suffiistī suffīvit, suffiit suffīvimus, suffiimus suffīvistis, suffiistis suffīvērunt, suffīvēre, suffiērunt, suffiēre
pluperfect suffīveram, suffieram suffīverās, suffierās suffīverat, suffierat suffīverāmus, suffierāmus suffīverātis, suffierātis suffīverant, suffierant
future perfect suffīverō, suffierō suffīveris, suffieris suffīverit, suffierit suffīverimus, suffierimus suffīveritis, suffieritis suffīverint, suffierint
passive present suffior suffīris, suffīre suffītur suffīmur suffīminī suffiuntur
imperfect suffiēbar suffiēbāris, suffiēbāre suffiēbātur suffiēbāmur suffiēbāminī suffiēbantur
future suffiar suffiēris, suffiēre suffiētur suffiēmur suffiēminī suffientur
perfect suffītus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect suffītus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect suffītus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present suffiam suffiās suffiat suffiāmus suffiātis suffiant
imperfect suffīrem suffīrēs suffīret suffīrēmus suffīrētis suffīrent
perfect suffīverim, suffierim suffīverīs, suffierīs suffīverit, suffierit suffīverīmus, suffierīmus suffīverītis, suffierītis suffīverint, suffierint
pluperfect suffīvissem, suffiissem suffīvissēs, suffiissēs suffīvisset, suffiisset suffīvissēmus, suffiissēmus suffīvissētis, suffiissētis suffīvissent, suffiissent
passive present suffiar suffiāris, suffiāre suffiātur suffiāmur suffiāminī suffiantur
imperfect suffīrer suffīrēris, suffīrēre suffīrētur suffīrēmur suffīrēminī suffīrentur
perfect suffītus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect suffītus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present suffī suffīte
future suffītō suffītō suffītōte suffiuntō
passive present suffīre suffīminī
future suffītor suffītor suffiuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives suffīre suffīvisse, suffiisse suffītūrum esse suffīrī suffītum esse suffītum īrī
participles suffiēns suffītūrus suffītus suffiendus, suffiundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
suffiendī suffiendō suffiendum suffiendō suffītum suffītū

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