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Etymology 1[edit]

por- (fore-) +‎ rego (direct)



porrigō (present infinitive porrigere, perfect active porrexī, supine porrectum); third conjugation

  1. I stretch, spread out, extend
  2. I offer, hold out
   Conjugation of porrigo (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present porrigō porrigis porrigit porrigimus porrigitis porrigunt
imperfect porrigēbam porrigēbās porrigēbat porrigēbāmus porrigēbātis porrigēbant
future porrigam porrigēs porriget porrigēmus porrigētis porrigent
perfect porrexī porrexistī porrexit porreximus porrexistis porrexērunt, porrexēre
pluperfect porrexeram porrexerās porrexerat porrexerāmus porrexerātis porrexerant
future perfect porrexerō porrexeris porrexerit porrexerimus porrexeritis porrexerint
passive present porrigor porrigeris, porrigere porrigitur porrigimur porrigiminī porriguntur
imperfect porrigēbar porrigēbāris, porrigēbāre porrigēbātur porrigēbāmur porrigēbāminī porrigēbantur
future porrigar porrigēris, porrigēre porrigētur porrigēmur porrigēminī porrigentur
perfect porrectus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect porrectus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect porrectus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present porrigam porrigās porrigat porrigāmus porrigātis porrigant
imperfect porrigerem porrigerēs porrigeret porrigerēmus porrigerētis porrigerent
perfect porrexerim porrexerīs porrexerit porrexerīmus porrexerītis porrexerint
pluperfect porrexissem porrexissēs porrexisset porrexissēmus porrexissētis porrexissent
passive present porrigar porrigāris, porrigāre porrigātur porrigāmur porrigāminī porrigantur
imperfect porrigerer porrigerēris, porrigerēre porrigerētur porrigerēmur porrigerēminī porrigerentur
perfect porrectus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect porrectus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present porrige porrigite
future porrigitō porrigitō porrigitōte porriguntō
passive present porrigere porrigiminī
future porrigitor porrigitor porriguntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives porrigere porrexisse porrectūrus esse porrigī porrectus esse porrectum īrī
participles porrigēns porrectūrus porrectus porrigendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
porrigere porrigendī porrigendō porrigendum porrectum porrectū

Etymology 2[edit]



porrīgō f (genitive porrīginis); third declension

  1. dandruff

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative porrīgō porrīginēs
genitive porrīginis porrīginum
dative porrīginī porrīginibus
accusative porrīginem porrīginēs
ablative porrīgine porrīginibus
vocative porrīgō porrīginēs
Derived terms[edit]


  • porrigo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • porrigo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • porrigo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to stretch northwards: porrigi ad septentriones
    • to give one's hand to some one: manum (dextram) alicui porrigere
    • to give one's right hand to some one: dextram alicui porrigere, dare