valeo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wal (be strong). Compare Welsh gallu (to be able), Old Irish flaith (dominion), Gaulish walos (ruler), Lithuanian valdyti (to have power), Proto-Slavic *volstь (to rule), Old Norse valdr (ruler), Old High German -walt, -wald (power), Old English wealdan (to rule).

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Verb[edit]

present active valeō, present infinitive valēre, perfect active valuī, supine valitūrum

  1. I am strong
  2. I am well, healthy
  3. I am worth
  4. (Ecclesiastical Latin, Medieval Latin) I can
  5. (New Latin, rare) I leave; I go away

Usage notes[edit]

The supine can be either valitūrum or valitum.

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