spuo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sp(i)uH-ie- (to spit, vomit). Akin to Ancient Greek πτύω (ptúō), Old English spīwan (whence modern English spew), Old Armenian թուք (tʿukʿ), Old Church Slavonic пльвати (plĭvati), Sanskrit ष्ठीवति (ṣṭhīvati).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active spuō, present infinitive spuere, perfect active spuī, supine spūtum

  1. I spit, spew.

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • spuo 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

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian sputo

Noun[edit]

spuo m (plural spui)

  1. spit

Related terms[edit]