praelego

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Etymology 1[edit]

From prae (before) + legō (read).

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present active praelegō, present infinitive praelegere, perfect active praelēgī, supine praelēctum

  1. I read something to others, recite, set an example in reading, lecture upon an author.
  2. I pick or choose out, select.
  3. I sail by or along somewhere, skirt.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From prae (before) + lēgō (despatch; bequeath).

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Verb[edit]

present active praelēgō, present infinitive praelēgāre, perfect active praelēgāvī, supine praelēgātum

  1. I bequeath beforehand, bequeath something to be given before the inheritance is divided.
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References[edit]

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