lateo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Ancient Greek λανθάνω (lanthánō, to escape notice, to be unknown, to be unseen, to be unnoticed). λανθάνω comes from the Ancient Greek verb λήθειν which in turn comes Proto-Indo-European *leh₂- (to hide).

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Verb[edit]

present active lateō, present infinitive latēre, perfect active latuī (no passive)

  1. I am concealed or in hiding, lurk, skulk.
  2. I am hidden and in safety.
  3. I keep out of sight.
  4. I live in concealment; live retired.
  5. I escape notice, remain unknown.
  6. I am obscure or unknown, lie hidden.

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References[edit]

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