arguo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Denominative verb 'to make bright, enlighten' to an adjective *argu- (bright), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erǵ-u (white). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἄργυρος (árguros).

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Verb[edit]

present active arguō, present infinitive arguere, perfect active arguī, supine argūtum

  1. I show, prove, assert, declare, make clear.
  2. I reprove, accuse, charge with.
  3. I blame, censure.
  4. I denounce as false.

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References[edit]

  • arguo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers