linquo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *linkʷō, from Proto-Indo-European *linékʷ-, n-infix present of *leykʷ-.

Cognate to Ancient Greek λείπω (leípō). See there for more cognates.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active linquō, present infinitive linquere, perfect active līquī, supine līctus ([[lacks the perfect passive participle and the perfect conjugations of the passive voice]])

  1. I leave, quit, forsake, depart from.

Inflection[edit]

  • Third conjugation, but lacking the perfect passive participle and the perfect conjugations of the passive voice.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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