rubeo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁rudʰéh₁- (to be red), from *h₁rewdʰ- (red).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active rubeō, present infinitive rubēre, perfect active rubuī (no supine)

  1. I am red or ruddy.
  2. I grow red, redden; color up, blush.

Inflection[edit]

  • This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources. The third principal part is shared with rubēscō.

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References[edit]

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