pungere

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pungere, present active infinitive of pungō, from Proto-Italic *pungō, from Proto-Indo-European *pewḱ- (prick, punch). Cognate with French poindre, Romanian împunge.

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pùngere (first-person singular present pùngo, first-person singular past historic pùnsi, past participle pùnto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to prick
  2. (transitive) to sting, bite (of an insect, etc.)
  3. (transitive) to prickle, scratch

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Verb[edit]

pungēre

  1. second-person singular future passive indicative of pungō

Verb[edit]

pungere

  1. present active infinitive of pungō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of pungō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of pungō