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From ob +‎ tangō (I touch).



obtingō (present infinitive obtingere, perfect active obtigī); third conjugation, no passive

  1. I touch, strike
  2. (I) happen, befall, occur


   Conjugation of obtingo (third conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present obtingō obtingis obtingit obtingimus obtingitis obtingunt
imperfect obtingēbam obtingēbās obtingēbat obtingēbāmus obtingēbātis obtingēbant
future obtingam obtingēs obtinget obtingēmus obtingētis obtingent
perfect obtigī obtigistī obtigit obtigimus obtigistis obtigērunt, obtigēre
pluperfect obtigeram obtigerās obtigerat obtigerāmus obtigerātis obtigerant
future perfect obtigerō obtigeris obtigerit obtigerimus obtigeritis obtigerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present obtingam obtingās obtingat obtingāmus obtingātis obtingant
imperfect obtingerem obtingerēs obtingeret obtingerēmus obtingerētis obtingerent
perfect obtigerim obtigerīs obtigerit obtigerīmus obtigerītis obtigerint
pluperfect obtigissem obtigissēs obtigisset obtigissēmus obtigissētis obtigissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present obtinge obtingite
future obtingitō obtingitō obtingitōte obtinguntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives obtingere obtigisse
participles obtingēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
obtingere obtingendī obtingendō obtingendum

Related terms[edit]


  • obtingo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • obtingo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • obtingo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the province of Syria has fallen to some one's lot: alicui Syria (sorte) obvēnit, obtigit