From trāns ‎(beyond) + ferō ‎(I bear, carry).



trānsferō ‎(present infinitive trānsferre, perfect active trānstulī, supine trānslātum); third conjugation, irregular

  1. I bear, carry or bring across or over; transport, transfer.
    Cur non illam huc transferri iubes?
    Why don't you command her to be brought over hither?
  2. I copy, transcribe, transfer.
  3. I carry along in public, display in procession, bear in triumph.
  4. I put off, defer, postpone, delay, transfer.
  5. I translate into another language; interpret.
  6. I transfer in meaning, use figuratively or tropically.
  7. I apply, make use of.
  8. I change, transform.


   Conjugation of transfero (third conjugation, irregular, suppletive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present trānsferō trānsfers trānsfert trānsferimus trānsfertis trānsferunt
imperfect trānsferēbam trānsferēbās trānsferēbat trānsferēbāmus trānsferēbātis trānsferēbant
future trānsferam trānsferēs trānsferet trānsferēmus trānsferētis trānsferent
perfect trānstulī trānstulistī trānstulit trānstulimus trānstulistis trānstulērunt, trānstulēre
pluperfect trānstuleram trānstulerās trānstulerat trānstulerāmus trānstulerātis trānstulerant
future perfect trānstulerō trānstuleris trānstulerit trānstulerimus trānstuleritis trānstulerint
passive present trānsferor trānsferris, trānsferre trānsfertur trānsferimur trānsferiminī trānsferuntur
imperfect trānsferēbar trānsferēbāris, trānsferēbāre trānsferēbātur trānsferēbāmur trānsferēbāminī trānsferēbantur
future trānsferar trānsferēris, trānsferēre trānsferētur trānsferēmur trānsferēminī trānsferentur
perfect trānslātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect trānslātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect trānslātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present trānsferam trānsferās trānsferat trānsferāmus trānsferātis trānsferant
imperfect trānsferrem trānsferrēs trānsferret trānsferrēmus trānsferrētis trānsferrent
perfect trānstulerim trānstulerīs trānstulerit trānstulerīmus trānstulerītis trānstulerint
pluperfect trānstulissem trānstulissēs trānstulisset trānstulissēmus trānstulissētis trānstulissent
passive present trānsferar trānsferāris, trānsferāre trānsferātur trānsferāmur trānsferāminī trānsferantur
imperfect trānsferrer trānsferrēris, trānsferrēre trānsferrētur trānsferrēmur trānsferrēminī trānsferrentur
perfect trānslātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect trānslātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present trānsfer trānsferte
future trānsfertō trānsfertō trānsfertōte trānsferuntō
passive present trānsferre trānsferiminī
future trānsfertor trānsfertor trānsferuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives trānsferre trānstulisse trānslātūrus esse trānsferrī trānslātus esse trānslātum īrī
participles trānsferēns trānslātūrus trānslātus trānsferendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
trānsferre trānsferendī trānsferendō trānsferendum trānslātum trānslātū

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