pluit

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *plew- (to wash); see also Ancient Greek πλύνω (plúnō, to wash), Lithuanian pìlti (to pour) and German fließen (to flow).[1] See Old Armenian լուանամ (luanam, to wash).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active pluit, present infinitive pluere, perfect active plūvit (defective conjugation)

  1. It rains; it is raining.

Inflection[edit]

This verb is only used in 3rd-person forms, future imperatives, present and perfect infinitives, and present active participle.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “piovere” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2