pertergeo

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From per + tergeō (rub or wipe off, cleanse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active pertergeō, present infinitive pertergēre, perfect active pertersī, supine pertersum

  1. I wipe off, wipe dry, clean, cleanse.
  2. I rub, brush or touch against gently.

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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