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Irregular Latin Verb - Nolo

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Nolo, nolle, nolui - 'to wish not to'
Nolo is an important verb because the imperative is used to form negative commands. To say "don't" in Latin, you use the imperative of nolo.


Indicative Present

Sing

1 - nolo
2 - non vis
3 - non vult

Pl

1 - nolimus
2 - non vultis
3 - nolunt

Indicative Imperfect

Sing

1 - nolebam
2 - nolebas
3 - nolebat

Pl

1 - nolebamus
2 - nolebatis
3 - nolebant

Indicative Future

Sing

1 - nolam
2 - noles
3 - nolet

Pl

1 - nolemus
2 - noletis
3 - nolent

Imperative

Present
Sg. 2. noli
Pl. 2. nolite

Future
Sg. 2. and 3. nolito
Pl. 2. nolitote
Pl. 3. nolinto

Subjunctive Present

Sing

1 - nolim
2 - nolis
3 - nolit

Pl

1 - nolimus
2 - nolitis
3 - nolint

Subjunctive Imperfect

Sing

1 - nollem
2 - nolles
3 - nollet

Pl

1 - nollemus
2 - nolletis
3 - nollent

Infinitive Present

nolle

Participle Present

nollens, entis

Now take a quick Volo Quiz

Malo and Nolo are based on Volo: malo = magis + volo and nolo = non/ne + volo

Irregular Latin Verbs

  • Eo - to go
  • Fio - to become
  • Volo - to wish
    nolo, nolle, nolui 'to be unwilling' and malo, malle, malui 'to prefer' are similar.
  • Sum - to be
  • Do - to give
  • Fero - to carry
  • Edo - to eat

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