abluo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ab (from, away from) + luō (I wash, cleanse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active abluō, present infinitive abluere, perfect active abluī, supine ablūtum

  1. I wash off or away, cleanse, purify.
  2. (figuratively) I remove darkness.

Inflection[edit]

  • Passive forms of this verb are only known for the third-person.

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • abluo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

abluo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of abluir