Definition of contingo
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y zgo back
Orthography ID = 1003533
1.
LEM
contingō, contingere, contigī, contāctus
com-
verb (3rd conjugation)
  1. to touch, reach, take hold of, seize
  2. to touch, adjoin, border on, reach, extend to
  3. to reach, attain, come to, arrive at, meet with, strike
  4. [figuratively] to touch, seize upon, affect
  5. to be connected with, be related to, touch, concern
  6. [mostly P. perf.] to pollute, stain, defile, infest, taint, corrupt
Abbreviations
contingō tigī, tāctus, ere com-+tango, to touch, reach, take hold of, seize: divae vittas, V.: taurum, O.: dextras consulum (in greeting), L.: cibum rostris: funem manu, V.: terram osculo, L.: me igni, scorch, V.: (nummos) velut sacrum, to meddle with, H.: ut neque inter se contingant trabes, Cs.: ut contingant (milites) inter se, stand close together, Cs.: granum, i. e. taste, H.: aquas, O.

— To touch, adjoin, border on, reach, extend to: ripas, Cs.: turri contingente vallum, Cs.: agrum, L.: ripae fluminis, Cs.

—To reach, attain, come to, arrive at, meet with, strike: metam cursu, H.: Ephyren pennis, O.: Italiam, V.: auras, to come into the air, O.: avem ferro, to hit, V.: aurīs fando, with acc. and inf., O.

— Fig., to touch, seize upon, affect: quos publica contingebat cura, L.: contacti artūs, seized (by disease), V.: quam me libido Contigit! I felt, O.

— To be connected with, be related to, touch, concern: tam foede interemptos amicitiā, L.: sanguine caelum, Iu.: deos propius, have more ready access to, H.: haec consultatio Romanos nihil contingit, concerns not, L.

—To pollute, stain, defile, infest, taint, corrupt (mostly P. perf.): (Gallos) contactos eo scelere, L.: contacta civitas rabie iuvenum, L.: (equi) nullo mortali opere contacti, Ta.: labellis Pocula, Iu.

— To attain, reach, arrive at: naturam sui similem.

—To happen, befall, fall out, come, take place, turn out, come to pass, occur: tot propter me gaudia illi contigisse laetor, T.: si hoc contigit nemini: quam rem paucis contigisse docebat, Cs.: quod ei merito contigit: cui Omnia contigerant, O.: Quod satis est cui contigit, H.: speciosae (opes) contigerant, he had a respectable fortune, Ta.: ubi quid melius contingit, H.: celeriter antecellere omnibus contigit: Non cuivis homini contingit adire Corinthum, has the luck, H.: Iovis esse nepoti Contigit haud uni, O.: utinam Caesari contigisset, ut esset, etc.
 
top_lefttop_controlrow1_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right
middle_left
middle_check
middle_arrow
middle_right