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From per- +‎ tergeō (rub or wipe off, cleanse).



pertergeō (present infinitive pertergēre, perfect active pertersī, supine pertersum); second conjugation

  1. I wipe off, wipe dry, clean, cleanse.
  2. I rub, brush or touch against gently.


   Conjugation of pertergeo (second conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pertergeō pertergēs perterget pertergēmus pertergētis pertergent
imperfect pertergēbam pertergēbās pertergēbat pertergēbāmus pertergēbātis pertergēbant
future pertergēbō pertergēbis pertergēbit pertergēbimus pertergēbitis pertergēbunt
perfect pertersī pertersistī pertersit pertersimus pertersistis pertersērunt, pertersēre
pluperfect perterseram perterserās perterserat perterserāmus perterserātis perterserant
future perfect perterserō perterseris perterserit perterserimus perterseritis perterserint
passive present pertergeor pertergēris, pertergēre pertergētur pertergēmur pertergēminī pertergentur
imperfect pertergēbar pertergēbāris, pertergēbāre pertergēbātur pertergēbāmur pertergēbāminī pertergēbantur
future pertergēbor pertergēberis, pertergēbere pertergēbitur pertergēbimur pertergēbiminī pertergēbuntur
perfect pertersus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect pertersus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect pertersus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pertergeam pertergeās pertergeat pertergeāmus pertergeātis pertergeant
imperfect pertergērem pertergērēs pertergēret pertergērēmus pertergērētis pertergērent
perfect perterserim perterserīs perterserit perterserīmus perterserītis perterserint
pluperfect pertersissem pertersissēs pertersisset pertersissēmus pertersissētis pertersissent
passive present pertergear pertergeāris, pertergeāre pertergeātur pertergeāmur pertergeāminī pertergeantur
imperfect pertergērer pertergērēris, pertergērēre pertergērētur pertergērēmur pertergērēminī pertergērentur
perfect pertersus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect pertersus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pertergē pertergēte
future pertergētō pertergētō pertergētōte pertergentō
passive present pertergēre pertergēminī
future pertergētor pertergētor pertergentor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives pertergēre pertersisse pertersūrus esse pertergērī pertersus esse pertersum īrī
participles pertergēns pertersūrus pertersus pertergendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
pertergēre pertergendī pertergendō pertergendum pertersum pertersū

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