ambigo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*h₂eǵ-

From ambi- ‎(around) +‎ agō ‎(I drive, move).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ambigō ‎(present infinitive ambigere); third conjugation, no perfect or supine forms

  1. I go about
  2. I wander
  3. I hesitate, waver, doubt
  4. I marvel, question, wonder

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of ambigo (third conjugation, defective, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ambigō ambigis ambigit ambigimus ambigitis ambigunt
imperfect ambigēbam ambigēbās ambigēbat ambigēbāmus ambigēbātis ambigēbant
future ambigam ambigēs ambiget ambigēmus ambigētis ambigent
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ambigam ambigās ambigat ambigāmus ambigātis ambigant
imperfect ambigerem ambigerēs ambigeret ambigerēmus ambigerētis ambigerent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ambige ambigite
future ambigitō ambigitō ambigitōte ambiguntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives ambigere
participles ambigēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
ambigere ambigendī ambigendō ambigendum

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References[edit]

  • ambigo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • ambiguous in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911