congregare

See also: congregaré

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin congregāre, present active infinitive of congregō (gather into a flock), from con- (with, together) + from grex (flock, herd).

VerbEdit

congregàre (first-person singular present congrègo[1], first-person singular past historic congregài, past participle congregàto, auxiliary avére) (transitive)

  1. to summon, to gather, to congregate (people, especially for a religious purpose)
  2. (archaic, figuratively) to amass, to accumulate (e.g. money)

Usage notesEdit

  • The Latinate pronunciation còngrego is mentioned in dictionaries but is dispreferred.

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ congrego in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 congrego in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

congregāre

  1. inflection of congregō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

congregare

  1. inflection of congregar:
    1. first-person singular future subjunctive
    2. third-person singular future subjunctive