Definition 2022



See also: plörö




  1. first-person singular present indicative form of plorar



ploro (accusative singular ploron, plural ploroj, accusative plural plorojn)

  1. crying



Related to Ancient Greek βοή (boḗ, a cry); both likely evolved from a Proto-Indo-European symbolic sound root.[1]


  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈploː.roː/, [ˈpɫoː.roː]


plōrō (present infinitive plōrāre, perfect active plōrāvī, supine plōrātum); first conjugation

  1. I cry out
  2. I deplore
  3. I lament, complain


   Conjugation of ploro (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plōrō plōrās plōrat plōrāmus plōrātis plōrant
imperfect plōrābam plōrābās plōrābat plōrābāmus plōrābātis plōrābant
future plōrābō plōrābis plōrābit plōrābimus plōrābitis plōrābunt
perfect plōrāvī plōrāvistī plōrāvit plōrāvimus plōrāvistis plōrāvērunt, plōrāvēre
pluperfect plōrāveram plōrāverās plōrāverat plōrāverāmus plōrāverātis plōrāverant
future perfect plōrāverō plōrāveris plōrāverit plōrāverimus plōrāveritis plōrāverint
passive present plōror plōrāris, plōrāre plōrātur plōrāmur plōrāminī plōrantur
imperfect plōrābar plōrābāris, plōrābāre plōrābātur plōrābāmur plōrābāminī plōrābantur
future plōrābor plōrāberis, plōrābere plōrābitur plōrābimur plōrābiminī plōrābuntur
perfect plōrātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect plōrātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect plōrātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plōrem plōrēs plōret plōrēmus plōrētis plōrent
imperfect plōrārem plōrārēs plōrāret plōrārēmus plōrārētis plōrārent
perfect plōrāverim plōrāverīs plōrāverit plōrāverīmus plōrāverītis plōrāverint
pluperfect plōrāvissem plōrāvissēs plōrāvisset plōrāvissēmus plōrāvissētis plōrāvissent
passive present plōrer plōrēris, plōrēre plōrētur plōrēmur plōrēminī plōrentur
imperfect plōrārer plōrārēris, plōrārēre plōrārētur plōrārēmur plōrārēminī plōrārentur
perfect plōrātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect plōrātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present plōrā plōrāte
future plōrātō plōrātō plōrātōte plōrantō
passive present plōrāre plōrāminī
future plōrātor plōrātor plōrantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives plōrāre plōrāvisse plōrātūrus esse plōrārī plōrātus esse plōrātum īrī
participles plōrāns plōrātūrus plōrātus plōrandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
plōrāre plōrandī plōrandō plōrandum plōrātum plōrātū

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