splendeo

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *splnd-eh₁- (to be manifest). Cognate with Old Irish sluindid (to express, declare).

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present active splendeō, present infinitive splendēre, perfect active splenduī ([[no passive]])

  1. I shine, glitter, gleam, glisten; I am bright.
  2. (figuratively) I am bright, distinguished or illustrious.

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References[edit]

  • splendeo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers