pertineo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From per ‎(through) + teneō ‎(I hold).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pertineō ‎(present infinitive pertinēre, perfect active pertinuī); second conjugation, no passive

  1. I extend, stretch out, reach, matter
  2. I belong, relate, pertain, have concern
  3. I have a tendency to, tend to
  4. I am the property of, belong to; I am attributable to

Usage Notes[edit]

The verb's direct object is written as the object of the preposition ad.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of pertineo (second conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pertineō pertinēs pertinet pertinēmus pertinētis pertinent
imperfect pertinēbam pertinēbās pertinēbat pertinēbāmus pertinēbātis pertinēbant
future pertinēbō pertinēbis pertinēbit pertinēbimus pertinēbitis pertinēbunt
perfect pertinuī pertinuistī pertinuit pertinuimus pertinuistis pertinuērunt, pertinuēre
pluperfect pertinueram pertinuerās pertinuerat pertinuerāmus pertinuerātis pertinuerant
future perfect pertinuerō pertinueris pertinuerit pertinuerimus pertinueritis pertinuerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pertineam pertineās pertineat pertineāmus pertineātis pertineant
imperfect pertinērem pertinērēs pertinēret pertinērēmus pertinērētis pertinērent
perfect pertinuerim pertinuerīs pertinuerit pertinuerīmus pertinuerītis pertinuerint
pluperfect pertinuissem pertinuissēs pertinuisset pertinuissēmus pertinuissētis pertinuissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pertinē pertinēte
future pertinētō pertinētō pertinētōte pertinentō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives pertinēre pertinuisse
participles pertinēns

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References[edit]

  • pertineo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.