sileo

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active sileō, present infinitive silēre, perfect active siluī ([[no passive]])

  1. I am silent, noiseless, quiet, make no sound; speak not, I am quiet.
  2. (transitive) I keep silent over or about.
  3. I am inactive; rest, cease.

Inflection[edit]

  • This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources.

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References[edit]

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