caleo

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱal(w)e-, *ḱel(w)e-, *k(')lēw- (warm, hot).

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present active caleō, present infinitive calēre, perfect active caluī, future participle calitūrus ([[no passive]])

  1. I am warm or hot, glow.
  2. (figuratively) I am aroused, warmed or inflamed.
  3. (figuratively) I am troubled or perplexed.
  4. (figuratively) I am yet warm, new or fresh.
  5. (figuratively, of abstract things) I am carried on warmly, I am urged on zealously.
  6. (figuratively, of a place) I am eagerly sought, I am frequented.

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References[edit]

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