inquino

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See also: inquinò

Italian[edit]

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inquino

  1. first-person singular present indicative of inquinare

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; according to the 8th century abridgment of Festus by Paul the Deacon, the word comes from cunīre (to shit). Cognate with caenum, obscenus according to Pokorny.

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Verb[edit]

present active inquinō, present infinitive inquināre, perfect active inquināvī, supine inquinātum

  1. I pollute, defile, stain, befoul.
  2. I corrupt, contaminate.

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References[edit]

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