flagro

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰel-. Cognates include Ancient Greek φλέγω (phlégō, I burn), Sanskrit भर्ग (bharga, radiance), English bleach, and German Bleichen (bleach).

Verb[edit]

present active flāgrō, present infinitive flāgrāre, perfect active flāgrāvī, supine flāgrātum

  1. I burn, blaze
    • 106 - 43 BCECicero, Letters to Atticus 7:17.4
      totam enim Italiam flagraturam bello intellego.
      For I perceive that all Italy will be blazing with war.
Usage notes[edit]

Sources differ on placement of the macron: both flagrō and flāgrō have been used.

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References[edit]
  • flagro in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • James Morwood (1997) Oxford Latin Minidictionary, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0198601395, page 107

Etymology 2[edit]

By dissimilation from frāgrō.

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Verb[edit]

present active flāgrō, present infinitive flāgrāre, perfect active flāgrāvī (no passive)

  1. Alternative form of frāgrō
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