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contingo

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

contingo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of contingere

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From con (together) + tangō (touch).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active contingō, present infinitive contingere, perfect active contigī, supine contāctum

  1. I touch on all sides, come into contact with.
  2. I reach (by moving), attain to, come to, arrive at, meet with.
  3. I touch, extend to, border upon, reach; I am near, neighbouring or contiguous to.
  4. I touch, affect, seize upon, move,
  5. (usually in passive) I touch with pollution, pollute, stain, defile, contaminate.
  6. (with dative) I fall to my lot, obtain.
  7. I happen, turn out, come to pass.

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ReferencesEdit

  • contingo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • contingent in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911