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perstringō (present infinitive perstringere, perfect active perstrinxī, supine perstrictum); third conjugation

  1. I draw together or up
  2. I graze
  3. I seize
  4. I blame, censure, reprimand, reprove


   Conjugation of perstringo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present perstringō perstringis perstringit perstringimus perstringitis perstringunt
imperfect perstringēbam perstringēbās perstringēbat perstringēbāmus perstringēbātis perstringēbant
future perstringam perstringēs perstringet perstringēmus perstringētis perstringent
perfect perstrinxī perstrinxistī perstrinxit perstrinximus perstrinxistis perstrinxērunt, perstrinxēre
pluperfect perstrinxeram perstrinxerās perstrinxerat perstrinxerāmus perstrinxerātis perstrinxerant
future perfect perstrinxerō perstrinxeris perstrinxerit perstrinxerimus perstrinxeritis perstrinxerint
passive present perstringor perstringeris, perstringere perstringitur perstringimur perstringiminī perstringuntur
imperfect perstringēbar perstringēbāris, perstringēbāre perstringēbātur perstringēbāmur perstringēbāminī perstringēbantur
future perstringar perstringēris, perstringēre perstringētur perstringēmur perstringēminī perstringentur
perfect perstrictus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect perstrictus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect perstrictus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present perstringam perstringās perstringat perstringāmus perstringātis perstringant
imperfect perstringerem perstringerēs perstringeret perstringerēmus perstringerētis perstringerent
perfect perstrinxerim perstrinxerīs perstrinxerit perstrinxerīmus perstrinxerītis perstrinxerint
pluperfect perstrinxissem perstrinxissēs perstrinxisset perstrinxissēmus perstrinxissētis perstrinxissent
passive present perstringar perstringāris, perstringāre perstringātur perstringāmur perstringāminī perstringantur
imperfect perstringerer perstringerēris, perstringerēre perstringerētur perstringerēmur perstringerēminī perstringerentur
perfect perstrictus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect perstrictus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present perstringe perstringite
future perstringitō perstringitō perstringitōte perstringuntō
passive present perstringere perstringiminī
future perstringitor perstringitor perstringuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives perstringere perstrinxisse perstrictūrus esse perstringī perstrictus esse perstrictum īrī
participles perstringēns perstrictūrus perstrictus perstringendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
perstringere perstringendī perstringendō perstringendum perstrictum perstrictū


  • perstringo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • perstringo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • perstringo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to make a cursory mention of a thing; to mention by the way (not obiter or in transcursu): strictim, leviter tangere, attingere, perstringere aliquid