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201. Edō , edere , ēdī , ēsum, eat, is regular of the third conjugation, but has also an archaic present subjunctive and some alternative forms directly from the root (ED), without the thematic vowel. These are in full-faced type.

PRESENT edō, edis ( ēs 1), edit ( ēst
edimus, editis ( ēstis ), edunt
IMPERFECT edēbam, edēbās, etc.

PRESENT edam ( edim ), edās ( edīs ), edat ( edit
edāmus ( edīmus ), edātis ( edītis ), edant ( edint
IMPERFECT ederem, ederēs ( ēssēs ), ederet ( ēsset
ederēmus ( ēssēmus ), ederētis ( ēssētis ), ederent ( ēssent

Singular Plural
PRESENT ede ( ēs edite ( ēste
FUTURE editō ( ēstō editōte ( ēstōte
editō ( ēstō eduntō

PRESENT edere ( ēsse PRESENT edēns, -entis
PERFECT ēdisse FUTURE ēsūrus2
FUTURE ēsūrus esse 2

edendī, -dō, -dum, -dō

ēsum, ēsū 3

a. In the Passive the following irregular forms occur in the third person singular: Present Indicative ēstur, Imperfect Subjunctive ēssētur.

1 In ēs etc. the e is long. In the corresponding forms of sum , e is short. The difference in quantity between ĕdō and ēs etc. depends upon inherited vowel variation (§ 17. a).

2 Old forms are ēssūrus and supine ēssum.

3 Old forms are ēssūrus and supine ēssum.

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