In the twenty-sixth class of the Latin from Scratch course, we’ll study our last tense: the pluperfect subjunctive in the active voice. It is the anteriority equivalent of the imperfect subjunctive in many constructions we’ll learn soon.
I explain everything in the following video ():
Morphology of the Latin pluperfect subjunctive
The pluperfect subjunctive is quite simple to form:
The result is the following table:
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Pluperfect subjunctive of the verb sum
It is formed in exactly the same way.
This is the last class on the morphology of the tenses in the active voice, both in the indicative and in the subjunctive moods. Before studying the most frequent structures for the subjunctive tenses, let’s practice with some simpler uses of the subjunctive.