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  1. first-person singular present indicative of appropinquarsi


Alternative forms[edit]


From ad- (towards) +‎ propinquō (draw near), verbalization of propinquus (near).



appropinquō (present infinitive appropinquāre, perfect active appropinquāvī, supine appropinquātum); first conjugation

  1. (transitive, with dative) I approach, come near to.


   Conjugation of appropinquo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present appropinquō appropinquās appropinquat appropinquāmus appropinquātis appropinquant
imperfect appropinquābam appropinquābās appropinquābat appropinquābāmus appropinquābātis appropinquābant
future appropinquābō appropinquābis appropinquābit appropinquābimus appropinquābitis appropinquābunt
perfect appropinquāvī appropinquāvistī appropinquāvit appropinquāvimus appropinquāvistis appropinquāvērunt, appropinquāvēre
pluperfect appropinquāveram appropinquāverās appropinquāverat appropinquāverāmus appropinquāverātis appropinquāverant
future perfect appropinquāverō appropinquāveris appropinquāverit appropinquāverimus appropinquāveritis appropinquāverint
passive present appropinquor appropinquāris, appropinquāre appropinquātur appropinquāmur appropinquāminī appropinquantur
imperfect appropinquābar appropinquābāris, appropinquābāre appropinquābātur appropinquābāmur appropinquābāminī appropinquābantur
future appropinquābor appropinquāberis, appropinquābere appropinquābitur appropinquābimur appropinquābiminī appropinquābuntur
perfect appropinquātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect appropinquātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect appropinquātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present appropinquem appropinquēs appropinquet appropinquēmus appropinquētis appropinquent
imperfect appropinquārem appropinquārēs appropinquāret appropinquārēmus appropinquārētis appropinquārent
perfect appropinquāverim appropinquāverīs appropinquāverit appropinquāverīmus appropinquāverītis appropinquāverint
pluperfect appropinquāvissem appropinquāvissēs appropinquāvisset appropinquāvissēmus appropinquāvissētis appropinquāvissent
passive present appropinquer appropinquēris, appropinquēre appropinquētur appropinquēmur appropinquēminī appropinquentur
imperfect appropinquārer appropinquārēris, appropinquārēre appropinquārētur appropinquārēmur appropinquārēminī appropinquārentur
perfect appropinquātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect appropinquātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present appropinquā appropinquāte
future appropinquātō appropinquātō appropinquātōte appropinquantō
passive present appropinquāre appropinquāminī
future appropinquātor appropinquātor appropinquantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives appropinquāre appropinquāvisse appropinquātūrus esse appropinquārī appropinquātus esse appropinquātum īrī
participles appropinquāns appropinquātūrus appropinquātus appropinquandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
appropinquāre appropinquandī appropinquandō appropinquandum appropinquātum appropinquātū

Derived terms[edit]



  • appropinquo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • appropinquo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • appropinquo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to draw near to a city: appropinquare urbi, rarely ad urbem