1. first-person singular present indicative of pungere




From Proto-Italic *pungō (with punctus for *puctus after pungō), from Proto-Indo-European *pewǵ- (prick, punch). Near cognates include Ancient Greek πυγμή (pugmḗ, fist).



pungō (present infinitive pungere, perfect active pupugī, supine pūnctum); third conjugation

  1. I prick, puncture, sting


   Conjugation of pungō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pungō pungis pungit pungimus pungitis pungunt
imperfect pungēbam pungēbās pungēbat pungēbāmus pungēbātis pungēbant
future pungam pungēs punget pungēmus pungētis pungent
perfect pupugī pupugistī pupugit pupugimus pupugistis pupugērunt, pupugēre
pluperfect pupugeram pupugerās pupugerat pupugerāmus pupugerātis pupugerant
future perfect pupugerō pupugeris pupugerit pupugerimus pupugeritis pupugerint
passive present pungor pungeris, pungere pungitur pungimur pungiminī punguntur
imperfect pungēbar pungēbāris, pungēbāre pungēbātur pungēbāmur pungēbāminī pungēbantur
future pungar pungēris, pungēre pungētur pungēmur pungēminī pungentur
perfect pūnctus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect pūnctus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect pūnctus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pungam pungās pungat pungāmus pungātis pungant
imperfect pungerem pungerēs pungeret pungerēmus pungerētis pungerent
perfect pupugerim pupugerīs pupugerit pupugerīmus pupugerītis pupugerint
pluperfect pupugissem pupugissēs pupugisset pupugissēmus pupugissētis pupugissent
passive present pungar pungāris, pungāre pungātur pungāmur pungāminī pungantur
imperfect pungerer pungerēris, pungerēre pungerētur pungerēmur pungerēminī pungerentur
perfect pūnctus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect pūnctus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present punge pungite
future pungitō pungitō pungitōte punguntō
passive present pungere pungiminī
future pungitor pungitor punguntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives pungere pupugisse pūnctūrum esse pungī pūnctum esse pūnctum īrī
participles pungēns pūnctūrus pūnctus pungendus, pungundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
pungendī pungendō pungendum pungendō pūnctum pūnctū

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