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From con- +‎ tegō.





contegō (present infinitive contegere, perfect active contēxī, supine contēctum); third conjugation

  1. to conceal, hide or cover up
  2. to protect
  3. to clothe
  4. to bury or entomb


   Conjugation of contegō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present contegō contegis contegit contegimus contegitis contegunt
imperfect contegēbam contegēbās contegēbat contegēbāmus contegēbātis contegēbant
future contegam contegēs conteget contegēmus contegētis contegent
perfect contēxī contēxistī contēxit contēximus contēxistis contēxērunt,
pluperfect contēxeram contēxerās contēxerat contēxerāmus contēxerātis contēxerant
future perfect contēxerō contēxeris contēxerit contēxerimus contēxeritis contēxerint
passive present contegor contegeris,
contegitur contegimur contegiminī conteguntur
imperfect contegēbar contegēbāris,
contegēbātur contegēbāmur contegēbāminī contegēbantur
future contegar contegēris,
contegētur contegēmur contegēminī contegentur
perfect contēctus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect contēctus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect contēctus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present contegam contegās contegat contegāmus contegātis contegant
imperfect contegerem contegerēs contegeret contegerēmus contegerētis contegerent
perfect contēxerim contēxerīs contēxerit contēxerīmus contēxerītis contēxerint
pluperfect contēxissem contēxissēs contēxisset contēxissēmus contēxissētis contēxissent
passive present contegar contegāris,
contegātur contegāmur contegāminī contegantur
imperfect contegerer contegerēris,
contegerētur contegerēmur contegerēminī contegerentur
perfect contēctus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect contēctus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present contege contegite
future contegitō contegitō contegitōte conteguntō
passive present contegere contegiminī
future contegitor contegitor conteguntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives contegere contēxisse contēctūrum esse contegī contēctum esse contēctum īrī
participles contegēns contēctūrus contēctus contegendus,
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
contegendī contegendō contegendum contegendō contēctum contēctū


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