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From Proto-Indo-European *peyǵ-.


piget (present infinitive pigēre, perfect active piguit or pigitum est); second conjugation

  1. (+ accusative of the person, + genitive of the cause of distress) it irks, pains, disgusts, afflicts, grieves
    Mē piget ignāviae tuae.


   Conjugation of piget (second conjugation, impersonal, semi-deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present piget
imperfect pigēbat
future pigēbit
perfect piguit, pigitum est
pluperfect piguerat, pigitum erat
future perfect piguerit, pigitum erit
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pigeat
imperfect pigēret
perfect piguerit, pigitum sit
pluperfect piguisset, pigitum esset
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives pigēre pigitum esse
participles pigēns pigitum pigendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
pigendī pigendō pigendum pigendō

Usage notes[edit]

  • Personal conjugation is very rare, and non-classical.
  • The impersonal form may take accusative of person and genitive of thing, an infinitive, an accusative and infinitive, or two accusatives.

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  1. (rare, non-Classical) third-person singular present active indicative of pigeō


  • piget in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • piget in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • piget in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • piget in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016