plecto

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Ancient Greek πλέκω (plékō), from Proto-Indo-European *plek-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active plectō, present infinitive plectere, perfect active plexī, supine plexum

  1. I plait, weave, braid.
  2. I twist, bend, turn.
Inflection[edit]
  • The third principal part (and its forms) may be either plexī or plexuī.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Ancient Greek πλήττω (plḗttō).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active plēctō, present infinitive plēctere ([[no perfect or participle forms]])

  1. I punish; I beat.
  2. I blame.
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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