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  1. first-person singular present indicative of impingere



From in- +‎ pangō (fasten, drive in).



impingō (present infinitive impingere, perfect active impēgī, supine impāctum); third conjugation

  1. I push, strike, dash against
  2. (rare) I press upon, force upon
  3. I force, drive, thrust


   Conjugation of impingō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present impingō impingis impingit impingimus impingitis impingunt
imperfect impingēbam impingēbās impingēbat impingēbāmus impingēbātis impingēbant
future impingam impingēs impinget impingēmus impingētis impingent
perfect impēgī impēgistī impēgit impēgimus impēgistis impēgērunt, impēgēre
pluperfect impēgeram impēgerās impēgerat impēgerāmus impēgerātis impēgerant
future perfect impēgerō impēgeris impēgerit impēgerimus impēgeritis impēgerint
passive present impingor impingeris, impingere impingitur impingimur impingiminī impinguntur
imperfect impingēbar impingēbāris, impingēbāre impingēbātur impingēbāmur impingēbāminī impingēbantur
future impingar impingēris, impingēre impingētur impingēmur impingēminī impingentur
perfect impāctus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect impāctus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect impāctus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present impingam impingās impingat impingāmus impingātis impingant
imperfect impingerem impingerēs impingeret impingerēmus impingerētis impingerent
perfect impēgerim impēgerīs impēgerit impēgerīmus impēgerītis impēgerint
pluperfect impēgissem impēgissēs impēgisset impēgissēmus impēgissētis impēgissent
passive present impingar impingāris, impingāre impingātur impingāmur impingāminī impingantur
imperfect impingerer impingerēris, impingerēre impingerētur impingerēmur impingerēminī impingerentur
perfect impāctus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect impāctus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present impinge impingite
future impingitō impingitō impingitōte impinguntō
passive present impingere impingiminī
future impingitor impingitor impinguntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives impingere impēgisse impāctūrum esse impingī impāctum esse impāctum īrī
participles impingēns impāctūrus impāctus impingendus, impingundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
impingendī impingendō impingendum impingendō impāctum impāctū

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  • impingo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • impingo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • impingo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to strike one's head against the wall: caput parieti impingere