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From cōntiō (meeting, assembly) +‎ .



cōntiōnor (present infinitive cōntiōnārī, perfect active cōntiōnātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I convene an assembly
  2. I address or harangue an assembly


   Conjugation of contionor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōntiōnor cōntiōnāris, cōntiōnāre cōntiōnātur cōntiōnāmur cōntiōnāminī cōntiōnantur
imperfect cōntiōnābar cōntiōnābāris, cōntiōnābāre cōntiōnābātur cōntiōnābāmur cōntiōnābāminī cōntiōnābantur
future cōntiōnābor cōntiōnāberis, cōntiōnābere cōntiōnābitur cōntiōnābimur cōntiōnābiminī cōntiōnābuntur
perfect cōntiōnātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cōntiōnātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cōntiōnātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōntiōner cōntiōnēris, cōntiōnēre cōntiōnētur cōntiōnēmur cōntiōnēminī cōntiōnentur
imperfect cōntiōnārer cōntiōnārēris, cōntiōnārēre cōntiōnārētur cōntiōnārēmur cōntiōnārēminī cōntiōnārentur
perfect cōntiōnātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cōntiōnātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cōntiōnāre cōntiōnāminī
future cōntiōnātor cōntiōnātor cōntiōnantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cōntiōnārī cōntiōnātus esse cōntiōnātūrus esse
participles cōntiōnāns cōntiōnātus cōntiōnātūrus cōntiōnandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cōntiōnārī cōntiōnandī cōntiōnandō cōntiōnandum cōntiōnātum cōntiōnātū

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  • contionor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • contionor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • contionor” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to harangue the soldiers: contionari apud milites (B. C. 1. 7)
  • contionor in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016