liveo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin *slivere, from Proto-Indo-European *sliwo-, suffixed form of *(s)leie- (bluish). Also see Old English sla (sloe), Welsh lliw (splendor, color), Old Irish li, Lithuanian slywas (plum), Russian and Old Church Slavonic сливовый (slivovyj, plum).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active līveō, present infinitive līvēre ([[no perfect or supine forms]])

  1. I am of a bluish color; I am livid.
  2. (figuratively) I am envious, envy.

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References[edit]

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