The endings for the imperfect passive tense are the same as the other tenses in this group, but they need to be preceded with ‘ba-’.
To form an imperfect passive you need to add these endings to the stem of the verb.
First, second and third conjugations
To get the stem, remove ‘-re’ from the infinitive form of the verb and add the relevant endings.
Imperfect passive of voco, vocare, vocavi, vocatum (1) to call
|vocabar||I was being called|
|vocabaris||you were being called|
|vocabatur||he/she/it was being called|
|vocabamur||we were being called|
|vocabamini||you were being called|
|vocabantur||they were being called|
To get the stem, remove ‘-re’ from the infinitive form of the verb, add ‘-e’ and then add the relevant endings.
audio, audire, audivi, auditum the stem ‘audi-’ becomes ‘audie-’.
|audiebar||I was being heard|
|audiebaris||you were being heard|
|audiebatur||he/she/it was being heard|
|audiebamur||we were being heard|
|audiebamini||you were being heard|
|audiebantur||they were being heard|