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IRREGULAR VERBS

199. volō , nōlō , mālō

PRINCIPAL PARTS: volō, velle, voluī,—, be willing, will, wish

nōlō, nōlle, nōluī,, be unwilling, will not

mālō, mālle, māluī,—, be more willing, prefer

1Nōlō and mālō are compounds of volō. Nōlō is for ne-volō, and mālō for māvolō from mage-volō.

INDICATIVE
PRESENTvolōnōlōmālō
vīs 1nōn vīsmāvīs
vult (volt)nōn vultmāvult
volumusnōlumusmālumus
vultis (voltis)nōn vultismāvultis
voluntnōluntmālunt
IMPERFECTvolēbamnōlēbammālēbam
FUTUREvolam, volēs, etc.nōlam, nōlēs, etc.mālam, mālēs, etc.
PERFECTvoluīnōluīmāluī
PLUPERFECTvolueramnōluerammālueram
FUT. PERF.voluerōnōluerōmāluerō
SUBJUNCTIVE
PRESENTvelim, -īs, -it,nōlimmālim
velīmus, -ītis, -int
IMPERFECTvellem,2 -ēs, -et,nōllemmāllem
vellēmus, -ētis, -ent
PERFECTvoluerimnōluerimmāluerim
PLUPERFECTvoluissemnōluissemmāluissem
IMPERATIVE
PRESENT----nōlī , nōlīte----
FUTURE----nōlītō, etc.----
INFINITIVE
PRESENT velle2nōllemālle
PERFECTvoluissenōluissemāluisse
PARTICIPLES
PRESENTvolēns , -entisnōlēns , -entis----
2The forms sīs for sī vīs, sūltis for sī vultis, and the forms nĕvīs ( nĕ-vīs ), nĕvolt, māvolō, māvolunt, māvelim, māvellem, etc., occur in early writers.

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Notes
1
Vīs is from a different root.
2
Vellem is for † vel-sēm , and velle for † vel-se (cf. es-se ), the s being assimilated to the l preceding.