liqueo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Stative from Proto-Italic *(w)likʷ-ē-, from Proto-Indo-European *wleikʷ- (to run, flow) (compare Irish fliuch ‘wet’, Tocharian A lyīktsi ‘to wash’).

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Verb[edit]

present active liqueō, present infinitive liquēre, perfect active licuī (no passive)

  1. I am liquid, fluid.
  2. I am clear, transparent, limpid.
  3. (figuratively) I am clear, evident, apparent.

Inflection[edit]

  • The third principal part may be licuī or liquī.

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References[edit]

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