clepe

clepe

 (klēp)
tr.v. cleped (klēpt, klĕpt), cleped or clept (klĕpt) or y·clept (ĭ-klĕpt′) or y·cleped (ĭ-klēpt′, ĭ-klĕpt′), clep·ing, clepes Archaic
To call; name.

[Middle English clepen, from Old English cleopian, to cry out.]

clepe

(kliːp)
vb, clepes, cleping, cleped (kliːpt; klɛpt) , clept, ycleped or yclept
(tr) archaic to call by the name of
[Old English cleopian; related to Middle Low German kleperen to rattle]

clepe

(klip)

v.t. cleped clept (also y•cleped y•clept), clep•ing. Archaic.
to call; name.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English cleopian, variant of clipian; akin to Middle Low German kleperen to rattle]

clepe


Past participle: cleped
Gerund: cleping

Imperative
clepe
clepe
Present
I clepe
you clepe
he/she/it clepes
we clepe
you clepe
they clepe
Preterite
I cleped
you cleped
he/she/it cleped
we cleped
you cleped
they cleped
Present Continuous
I am cleping
you are cleping
he/she/it is cleping
we are cleping
you are cleping
they are cleping
Present Perfect
I have cleped
you have cleped
he/she/it has cleped
we have cleped
you have cleped
they have cleped
Past Continuous
I was cleping
you were cleping
he/she/it was cleping
we were cleping
you were cleping
they were cleping
Past Perfect
I had cleped
you had cleped
he/she/it had cleped
we had cleped
you had cleped
they had cleped
Future
I will clepe
you will clepe
he/she/it will clepe
we will clepe
you will clepe
they will clepe
Future Perfect
I will have cleped
you will have cleped
he/she/it will have cleped
we will have cleped
you will have cleped
they will have cleped
Future Continuous
I will be cleping
you will be cleping
he/she/it will be cleping
we will be cleping
you will be cleping
they will be cleping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cleping
you have been cleping
he/she/it has been cleping
we have been cleping
you have been cleping
they have been cleping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cleping
you will have been cleping
he/she/it will have been cleping
we will have been cleping
you will have been cleping
they will have been cleping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cleping
you had been cleping
he/she/it had been cleping
we had been cleping
you had been cleping
they had been cleping
Conditional
I would clepe
you would clepe
he/she/it would clepe
we would clepe
you would clepe
they would clepe
Past Conditional
I would have cleped
you would have cleped
he/she/it would have cleped
we would have cleped
you would have cleped
they would have cleped
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