See also: stringò

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstrin.ɡo/
  • Rhymes: -inɡo
  • Hyphenation: strìn‧go

Verb edit


  1. first-person singular present indicative of stringere
  2. first-person singular present indicative of stringare

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Italic *stringō, from a merger of Proto-Indo-European *strengʰ- (to draw, twist, tie) (for the "tie, tighten" meanings) and Proto-Indo-European *streyg- (to stroke, to shear, stiff) (for the "strip off, prune" meanings).[1] Cognate with strix, striga, strigōsus, stria, strigilis, strigmentum, English streak.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

stringō (present infinitive stringere, perfect active strīnxī, supine strictum); third conjugation

  1. to draw tight together, to tie together
  2. to pull or strip off, cut off, pluck off, clip off, prune
    Synonyms: prīvō, dēturbō, tondeō, nūdō, dēstringō, fraudō, adimō
  3. to unsheath
  4. to touch lightly, graze, wound slightly

Conjugation edit

   Conjugation of stringō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present stringō stringis stringit stringimus stringitis stringunt
imperfect stringēbam stringēbās stringēbat stringēbāmus stringēbātis stringēbant
future stringam stringēs stringet stringēmus stringētis stringent
perfect strīnxī strīnxistī strīnxit strīnximus strīnxistis strīnxērunt,
pluperfect strīnxeram strīnxerās strīnxerat strīnxerāmus strīnxerātis strīnxerant
future perfect strīnxerō strīnxeris strīnxerit strīnxerimus strīnxeritis strīnxerint
passive present stringor stringeris,
stringitur stringimur stringiminī stringuntur
imperfect stringēbar stringēbāris,
stringēbātur stringēbāmur stringēbāminī stringēbantur
future stringar stringēris,
stringētur stringēmur stringēminī stringentur
perfect strictus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect strictus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect strictus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present stringam stringās stringat stringāmus stringātis stringant
imperfect stringerem stringerēs stringeret stringerēmus stringerētis stringerent
perfect strīnxerim strīnxerīs strīnxerit strīnxerīmus strīnxerītis strīnxerint
pluperfect strīnxissem strīnxissēs strīnxisset strīnxissēmus strīnxissētis strīnxissent
passive present stringar stringāris,
stringātur stringāmur stringāminī stringantur
imperfect stringerer stringerēris,
stringerētur stringerēmur stringerēminī stringerentur
perfect strictus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect strictus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present stringe stringite
future stringitō stringitō stringitōte stringuntō
passive present stringere stringiminī
future stringitor stringitor stringuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives stringere strīnxisse strictūrum esse stringī strictum esse strictum īrī
participles stringēns strictūrus strictus stringendus,
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
stringendī stringendō stringendum stringendō strictum strictū

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References edit

  • stringo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • stringo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • stringo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to draw one's sword: gladium stringere, destringere
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 591-2