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Latin/Perfect Passive Infinitive

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What form of the infinitive is allatum esse?

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It is the perfect passive infinitive of "adfero" (to bring to) in the neuter nominative/accusative singular or masculine accusative singular.  The perfect passive infinitive is formed by combining the perfect passive participle with the present infinitive of the verb "esse."  The form "allatum" is also seen with the "d" unassimiliated as "adlatum."

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