medeor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *medēōr, from Proto-Indo-European *med- (to measure, give advice, heal). Compare Avestan [script needed] (vī-mad), Old Persian [script needed] (azdā), Old Armenian միտ (mit), Old Irish midiur, Gothic 𐌼𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌸𐍃 (mitaþs), Ancient Greek μέδομαι (médomai), German Maut.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active medeor, present infinitive medērī (no perfect forms, deponent)

  1. I heal, cure, remedy, am good for or against a disease.
  2. (figuratively) I amend, correct, relieve.

Inflection[edit]

  • Second conjugation, but with no perfect conjugation or future participle and infinitive.

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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References[edit]

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