Again what of those words which, although identical in the form of the nominative or present indicative, develop the utmost variety in their inflections.
Thus from Alba we get both Albanus and Albensis,
from volo both volui and volavi. Analogy itself
admits that verbs whose present indicative ends in
-o have a great variety of perfect formations, as
for instance cado cecidi, spondeo spopondi, pingo pinxi,
lego legi, pono posui, fiango fregi, laudo laudavi.
Quintilian. With an English Translation. Harold Edgeworth Butler. Cambridge. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann, Ltd. 1920.
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