pereo

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Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

pereo (accusative singular pereon, plural pereoj, accusative plural pereojn)

  1. demise, perdition
  2. accident
  3. shipwreck

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From per (through) + (go).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active pereō, present infinitive perīre, perfect active periī, supine peritum (irregular)

  1. I vanish, disappear, come to nothing.
  2. I leak; I am absorbed.
  3. I perish, pass away, die.
  4. I pine away with love.

Inflection[edit]

Irregular, like (go), which it compounds. The perfect is usually contracted to periī, but occasionally appears as perīvī.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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