pateo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *peth₂-. Cognates include Oscan patensíns 'they opened', Classical Greek πετάννυμι (petánnumi) 'to spread out, to spread wide' (< *peth₂-néu-) and πίτναμι (pítnami) 'to spread out' (< *pt-ne-h₂-), Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬚𐬀𐬥𐬀 (paθana) 'broad', and Old English fæþm (English fathom).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active pateō, present infinitive patēre, perfect active patuī (no passive)

  1. I am open.
  2. I am accessible, attainable.
  3. I am exposed, vulnerable.
  4. I extend (said of frontiers or land, for example "Fines [...] qui in longitudinem milia passuum ducenta [...] patebant.", De Bello Gallico, Caesar).

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

pateo m (plural pateos)

  1. Obsolete spelling of pátio.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

pateo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of patear.