tongeo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tong- (to think).

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Verb[edit]

present active tongeō, present infinitive tongēre (no perfect or supine forms)

  1. (transitive, rare) To know.
    A: Illam musicam tonges? B: Sic, tongeo, praeter auctorem. Me dicere posses? A: Scilicet! Si illem tongerem... B: Quod miserum, nos illum non tongemus. Quaerabimus? A: Sic, consobrinam meam interrogabo si illum tonget. B: Bene! Ego consobrinus meus de illo rogabo.
    A: Do you know this music? B: Yes, I know it, but not the composer. Would you tell it me? A: Of course! If I knew it... B: What a pity, we don't know him. A: Will we search for? B: Yes, I'll ask my cousine if she knows him. A: Good! I'll ask my cousin of him.

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