faveo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰh₂u-eh₁- (to be favourable to).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active faveō, present infinitive favēre, perfect active favī, supine fautum

  1. (with dative) I favour
  2. I support, encourage, indulge

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References[edit]

  • faveo 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