pinso

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *peys- (to crush). Cognate includes Ancient Greek πτισανη (ptisanē, barley), πτίσσω (ptíssō, to winnow, peel); Proto-Slavonic pьšenica (pĭšenica, wheat); Sanskrit पिनष्टि (pinaṣṭi, to grind). Compare pīla, pīlum.

Verb[edit]

present active pinsō, present infinitive pinsere, perfect active pinsuī, supine pinsum or pistum

  1. I beat
  2. I pound
  3. I bray
  4. I crush
Inflection[edit]

Perfect forms may be contracted, e.g., pinsī for pinsuī. A supine in pinsitus is also found.

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References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Post-classical frequentative or vulgar from pinso

Verb[edit]

present active pinsō, present infinitive pinsāre, perfect active pinsāvī, supine pinsātum

  1. I beat
  2. I pound.
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