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Allen and Greenough/ New Latin Grammar

VERBS/ Peculiarities of Conjugation

182. Four verbs— dīcō, dūcō, faciō, ferō,—with their compounds, drop the vowel-termination of the Imperative, making dīc, dūc, făc, fĕr; but compounds in -ficiō retain it, as, cōnfice.

Note— The imperative forms dīce , dūce , face (never fere ), occur in early Latin.

a. For the imperative of sciō, the future form scītō is always used in the singular, and scītōte usually in the plural.

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