insisto

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

insisto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of insistere

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in + sistō (stand, set, place).

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Verb[edit]

present active īnsistō, present infinitive īnsistere, perfect active īnstitī (no passive)

  1. (transitive) I set foot, stand, tread or press on or upon something.
  2. (transitive, with viam or iter) I enter or embark on, pursue (a way, path or journey).
  3. (with dative) I follow, pursue, press on.
  4. (intransitive) I halt, pause, stop, stand still; pause in thought, dwell upon, hesitate, doubt.
  5. (figuratively, with dative) I press upon, urge.
  6. (figuratively, with dative or accusative) I set about, devote or apply myself to, set to work (on).
  7. (figuratively, with dative or infinitive) I persevere, continue, persist in

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References[edit]

  • insisto in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

insisto

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of insistir

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

insisto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of insistir.