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Wheelock Chapter 8: 3 rd Conjugation Present Active Indicative Because the thematic vowel e in the third conjugation is short and usually unaccented, it went through many sound and spelling changes by the Classical Period. We know that to find the stem, we remove the –re from the present infinitive, giving us a stem that ends in e ,” but due to these sound and spelling changes, the e rarely sticks around. In the present active indicative, it generally turns into a short i . Endings Sg Pl agō Singular Plural 1 -imus 1 agō agimus 2 -is -itis 2 agis agitis 3 -it -unt 3 agit agunt NB that the vowel changes look like those in the 1 st and 2 nd conjugation future endings, but be sure not to confuse these endings as being future. Imperfect Active Indicative The imperfect of the third conjugation is easy because it uses the same set of endings that it does all the other conjugations ( bam , bās , etc). Future Active Indicative
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