claudo

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *klaudō, from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂u- (key, hook, nail). Cognate with Ancient Greek κλείς (kleís, bar, bolt, key), Old High German sliozan (to close, conclude, lock), Old Saxon slūtan (to close, conclude, lock).

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Verb[edit]

present active claudō, present infinitive claudere, perfect active clausī, supine clausum

  1. I shut, close
  2. I imprison, confine
  3. I besiege, blockade
  4. I limit, restrict
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Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative form of claudeō (limp), from claudus (limping; lame).

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Verb[edit]

present active claudō, present infinitive claudere, supine clausum ([[no perfect conjugation]])

  1. Alternative form of claudeō.
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  • Third conjugation, but with no perfect conjugation.