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Irregular Latin Verbs


Irregular Latin verbs do not belong to any of the regular conjugations (1st, 2nd, 3rd and io, and 4th). Because they don't have a "thematic vowel" by which you can identify the conjugation, irregular verbs in Latin are called athematic. (Aside: the "a" in athematic is the alpha-privative form of negation.)

Irregular Latin verbs tend to be frequently used verbs. There are many compounds formed from these irregular verbs. Nolo and volo are conjugated in the same way, and malo, not shown, is conjugated likewise; while possum is conjugated like sum.

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