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From an imitative base.



tinniō (present infinitive tinnīre, perfect active tinnīvī, supine tinnītum); fourth conjugation

  1. I ring, jingle, clink.
  2. (figuratively) I pay (with the clinking of coins).
  3. I cry, scream in a shrill voice.


  • The third principal part is occasionally tinniī.
   Conjugation of tinnio (fourth conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tinniō tinnīs tinnit tinnīmus tinnītis tinniunt
imperfect tinniēbam tinniēbās tinniēbat tinniēbāmus tinniēbātis tinniēbant
future tinniam tinniēs tinniet tinniēmus tinniētis tinnient
perfect tinnīvī tinnīvistī tinnīvit tinnīvimus tinnīvistis tinnīvērunt, tinnīvēre
pluperfect tinnīveram tinnīverās tinnīverat tinnīverāmus tinnīverātis tinnīverant
future perfect tinnīverō tinnīveris tinnīverit tinnīverimus tinnīveritis tinnīverint
passive present tinnior tinnīris, tinnīre tinnītur tinnīmur tinnīminī tinniuntur
imperfect tinniēbar tinniēbāris, tinniēbāre tinniēbātur tinniēbāmur tinniēbāminī tinniēbantur
future tinniar tinniēris, tinniēre tinniētur tinniēmur tinniēminī tinnientur
perfect tinnītus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect tinnītus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect tinnītus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tinniam tinniās tinniat tinniāmus tinniātis tinniant
imperfect tinnīrem tinnīrēs tinnīret tinnīrēmus tinnīrētis tinnīrent
perfect tinnīverim tinnīverīs tinnīverit tinnīverimus tinnīveritis tinnīverint
pluperfect tinnīvissem tinnīvissēs tinnīvisset tinnīvissēmus tinnīvissētis tinnīvissent
passive present tinniar tinniāris, tinniāre tinniātur tinniāmur tinniāminī tinniantur
imperfect tinnīrer tinnīrēris, tinnīrēre tinnīrētur tinnīrēmur tinnīrēminī tinnīrentur
perfect tinnītus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect tinnītus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tinnī tinnīte
future tinnītō tinnītō tinnītōte tinniuntō
passive present tinnīre tinnīminī
future tinnītor tinnītor tinniuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives tinnīre tinnīvisse tinnītūrus esse tinnīrī tinnītus esse tinnītum īrī
participles tinniēns tinnītūrus tinnītus tinniendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
tinnīre tinniendī tinniendō tinniendum tinnītum tinnītū

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