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pertineo

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From per (through) + teneō (I hold).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active pertineō, present infinitive pertinēre, perfect active pertinuī (no passive)

  1. I extend, stretch out, reach, matter
  2. I belong, relate, pertain, have concern
  3. I have a tendency to, tend to
  4. I am the property of, belong to; I am attributable to

Usage NotesEdit

The verb's direct object is written as the object of the preposition ad.

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ReferencesEdit

  • pertineo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.