felio

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Verb[edit]

present active fēliō, present infinitive fēlīre, perfect active fēlīvi, supine fēlītum

  1. I snarl like a panther.
    • 43 BCE—18, Ovid (attributed), Carmen de Philomela, 50:
      Tigrides indomitae raccant, rugiuntque leones; Panther caurit amans; pardus hiando felit.
      Untamed tigers make a hoarse sound, and lions roar; the rutting female panther caterwauls; the male panther, for uttering, snarls.
  2. I meow like a cat.
    • 2007, John C. Traupman, Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency, p. 287:
      feles feliunt
      cats meow

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References[edit]

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

felio in John C. Traupman, Conversational Latin for Oral Proficiency, Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2007