coepí,[Root AP (as in apíscor) with co(n-).] I began ódí,[Root OD, as in odium.] I hate meminí,[Root MEN, as in méns.] I remember
|FUTURE||coeptúrus esse||ósúrus esse|
|PERFECT||coeptus, begun||ósus, hating or hated||FUTURE|
a. The passive of coepí is often used with the passive infinitive: as, coeptus sum vocárí, I began to be called, but coepí vocáre, I began to call. For the present system incipió is used.
NOTE: Early and rare forms are coepió, coepiam, coeperet, coepere.
b. The Perfect, Pluperfect, and Future Perfect of ódí and meminí have the meanings of a Present, Imperfect, and Future respectively: -
NOTE 1: A present participle meminéns is early and late.
NOTE 2: Nóví and c=onsu=ev=i (usually referred to nóscó and cónsuéscó) are often used in the sense of I know (have learned) and I am accustomed (have become accustomed) as preteritive verbs. Many other verbs are occasionally used in the same way (see 476. N.).