iubeo

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *Hioudʰ, 'to move' (semantic shift: > 'to make move'). Cognate with Lithuanian judėti.[1]

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present active iubeō, present infinitive iubēre, perfect active iussī, supine iussum

  1. I command, order
    Cur non illam huc transferri jubes?
    Why don't you command her to be brought over hither?

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References[edit]

  • jubeo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  1. ^ Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers