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ambi- (around) +‎ (go)



ambiō (present infinitive ambīre, perfect active ambīvī, supine ambītum); fourth conjugation

  1. I round, go round, pass around, skirt
  2. I surround, encircle
  3. I solicit for votes, campaign, canvass
  4. I strive to get something from somebody, seek, strive for


   Conjugation of ambio (fourth conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ambiō ambīs ambit ambīmus ambītis ambiunt
imperfect ambiēbam ambiēbās ambiēbat ambiēbāmus ambiēbātis ambiēbant
future ambiam ambiēs ambiet ambiēmus ambiētis ambient
perfect ambīvī ambīvistī ambīvit ambīvimus ambīvistis ambīvērunt, ambīvēre
pluperfect ambīveram ambīverās ambīverat ambīverāmus ambīverātis ambīverant
future perfect ambīverō ambīveris ambīverit ambīverimus ambīveritis ambīverint
passive present ambior ambīris, ambīre ambītur ambīmur ambīminī ambiuntur
imperfect ambiēbar ambiēbāris, ambiēbāre ambiēbātur ambiēbāmur ambiēbāminī ambiēbantur
future ambiar ambiēris, ambiēre ambiētur ambiēmur ambiēminī ambientur
perfect ambītus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect ambītus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect ambītus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ambiam ambiās ambiat ambiāmus ambiātis ambiant
imperfect ambīrem ambīrēs ambīret ambīrēmus ambīrētis ambīrent
perfect ambīverim ambīverīs ambīverit ambīverīmus ambīverītis ambīverint
pluperfect ambīvissem ambīvissēs ambīvisset ambīvissēmus ambīvissētis ambīvissent
passive present ambiar ambiāris, ambiāre ambiātur ambiāmur ambiāminī ambiantur
imperfect ambīrer ambīrēris, ambīrēre ambīrētur ambīrēmur ambīrēminī ambīrentur
perfect ambītus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect ambītus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present ambī ambīte
future ambītō ambītō ambītōte ambiuntō
passive present ambīre ambīminī
future ambītor ambītor ambiuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives ambīre ambīvisse ambītūrus esse ambīrī ambītus esse ambītum īrī
participles ambiēns ambītūrus ambītus ambiendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
ambīre ambiendī ambiendō ambiendum ambītum ambītū

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Possibly through a Vulgar Latin frequentative *ambitāre (*ambitō):