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From circum- +‎ sonō (sound, resound).



circumsonō (present infinitive circumsonāre, perfect active circumsonuī, supine circumsonātum); first conjugation

  1. (intransitive) I sound, reecho or resound with something on every side; I am filled with a sound.
  2. (intransitive, of a sound) I resound, reecho.
  3. (transitive) I surround something with a sound, make something echo or resound, fill everywhere with a sound.


   Conjugation of circumsono (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present circumsonō circumsonās circumsonat circumsonāmus circumsonātis circumsonant
imperfect circumsonābam circumsonābās circumsonābat circumsonābāmus circumsonābātis circumsonābant
future circumsonābō circumsonābis circumsonābit circumsonābimus circumsonābitis circumsonābunt
perfect circumsonuī circumsonuistī circumsonuit circumsonuimus circumsonuistis circumsonuērunt, circumsonuēre
pluperfect circumsonueram circumsonuerās circumsonuerat circumsonuerāmus circumsonuerātis circumsonuerant
future perfect circumsonuerō circumsonueris circumsonuerit circumsonuerimus circumsonueritis circumsonuerint
passive present circumsonor circumsonāris, circumsonāre circumsonātur circumsonāmur circumsonāminī circumsonantur
imperfect circumsonābar circumsonābāris, circumsonābāre circumsonābātur circumsonābāmur circumsonābāminī circumsonābantur
future circumsonābor circumsonāberis, circumsonābere circumsonābitur circumsonābimur circumsonābiminī circumsonābuntur
perfect circumsonātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect circumsonātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect circumsonātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present circumsonem circumsonēs circumsonet circumsonēmus circumsonētis circumsonent
imperfect circumsonārem circumsonārēs circumsonāret circumsonārēmus circumsonārētis circumsonārent
perfect circumsonuerim circumsonuerīs circumsonuerit circumsonuerīmus circumsonuerītis circumsonuerint
pluperfect circumsonuissem circumsonuissēs circumsonuisset circumsonuissēmus circumsonuissētis circumsonuissent
passive present circumsoner circumsonēris, circumsonēre circumsonētur circumsonēmur circumsonēminī circumsonentur
imperfect circumsonārer circumsonārēris, circumsonārēre circumsonārētur circumsonārēmur circumsonārēminī circumsonārentur
perfect circumsonātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect circumsonātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present circumsonā circumsonāte
future circumsonātō circumsonātō circumsonātōte circumsonantō
passive present circumsonāre circumsonāminī
future circumsonātor circumsonātor circumsonantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives circumsonāre circumsonuisse circumsonātūrus esse circumsonārī circumsonātus esse circumsonātum īrī
participles circumsonāns circumsonātūrus circumsonātus circumsonandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
circumsonāre circumsonandī circumsonandō circumsonandum circumsonātum circumsonātū

Related terms[edit]


  • circumsono in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • circumsono in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • circumsono in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette