tueor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)tāu-, *(s)te- (to stand, place); see also Old Frisian thāw, Old Saxon thau (custom), Old High German *gathau, kathau (discipline).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active tueor, present infinitive tuērī, perfect active tuitus sum (deponent)

  1. I look or gaze at, behold, watch, view.
  2. I care for, guard, defend, protect, support, compensate or make up for.
  3. I uphold, keep up, maintain, preserve.

Inflection[edit]

  • The third principal part may also be tūtus sum.

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References[edit]

  • tueor in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • tuition in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911