pingo

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English[edit]

Pingos in the Northwest Territories, Canada.
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Etymology[edit]

From Greenlandic or Inuktitut pingu ‎(small hill).

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Noun[edit]

pingo ‎(plural pingos or pingoes)

  1. (geomorphology) A conical mound with an ice core (that is, a mound of earth-covered ice), particularly if lasting more than a year; caused by permafrost uplift.

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pingo n

  1. pingo

Italian[edit]

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pingo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pingere

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *peyḱ- ‎(spot, color), whence Ancient Greek ποικίλος ‎(poikílos, spotted, embroidered), Proto-Slavic *pьstrъ (pestrý in Czech). Pokorny also links to the root: πικρός ‎(pikrós, sharp, keen), Proto-Slavic *pьsati ‎(paint, write) (see Czech psát, Russian пятно ‎(pjatno),писать ‎(pisatʹ) etc.), Proto-Germanic *faihaz ‎(spotted), hence Old English fāh, Scottish faw, English fag.

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Verb[edit]

pingō ‎(present infinitive pingere, perfect active pinxī, supine pictum); third conjugation

  1. I decorate or embellish
  2. I paint, tint or colour
    pingere capillum
    to dye one's hair
  3. I portray

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of pingo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pingō pingis pingit pingimus pingitis pingunt
imperfect pingēbam pingēbās pingēbat pingēbāmus pingēbātis pingēbant
future pingam pingēs pinget pingēmus pingētis pingent
perfect pinxī pinxistī pinxit pinximus pinxistis pinxērunt, pinxēre
pluperfect pinxeram pinxerās pinxerat pinxerāmus pinxerātis pinxerant
future perfect pinxerō pinxeris pinxerit pinxerimus pinxeritis pinxerint
passive present pingor pingeris, pingere pingitur pingimur pingiminī pinguntur
imperfect pingēbar pingēbāris, pingēbāre pingēbātur pingēbāmur pingēbāminī pingēbantur
future pingar pingēris, pingēre pingētur pingēmur pingēminī pingentur
perfect pictus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect pictus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect pictus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pingam pingās pingat pingāmus pingātis pingant
imperfect pingerem pingerēs pingeret pingerēmus pingerētis pingerent
perfect pinxerim pinxerīs pinxerit pinxerīmus pinxerītis pinxerint
pluperfect pinxissem pinxissēs pinxisset pinxissēmus pinxissētis pinxissent
passive present pingar pingāris, pingāre pingātur pingāmur pingāminī pingantur
imperfect pingerer pingerēris, pingerēre pingerētur pingerēmur pingerēminī pingerentur
perfect pictus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect pictus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pinge pingite
future pingitō pingitō pingitōte pinguntō
passive present pingere pingiminī
future pingitor pingitor pinguntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives pingere pinxisse pictūrus esse pingī pictus esse pictum īrī
participles pingēns pictūrus pictus pingendus

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References[edit]

  • pingo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Pokorny *peik

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

pingo m (plural pingos)

  1. a drop
  2. (Portugal, regional) espresso with milk, similar to a cortado

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Verb[edit]

pingo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pingar