anhelo

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anhelo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of anhelar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably derived from Latin hālō (I breathe).[1]

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Verb[edit]

present active anhēlō, present infinitive anhēlāre, perfect active anhēlāvī, supine anhēlātum

  1. (transitive) I breathe out, breathe forth, exhale.
  2. (intransitive) I draw the breath with difficulty, pant, puff, gasp.
  3. (intransitive, of fire) I emit vapour, puff; roar, crash.
    • 29 BCE – 19 BCE, Virgil, Aeneid 8.420
      striduntque cauernis / stricturae Chalybum et fornacibus ignis anhelat
      Chalybian ores hiss in the caverns, and from the furnace mouths puff the hot-panting fires
  4. (figuratively) I pant after, long for.

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References[edit]

  • anhelo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  1. ^ “anelare” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

anhelo m (plural anhelos)

  1. wish

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Verb[edit]

anhelo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of anhelar.