dormio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *drē- (to sleep)[1] or Proto-Indo-European *drem-[2]. Cognates include Old Church Slavonic дрѣмати (drěmati, to drowse, doze), whence Russian дремать (dremat'). Cognates with a different word formation include Ancient Greek δαρθάνω (darthánō, I sleep).

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Verb[edit]

present active dormiō, present infinitive dormīre, perfect active dormīvī, supine dormītum (no passive)

  1. I sleep
    dormituri te salutant

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny 1910
  2. ^ “dormire” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2