videmus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin vidēmus (we see, observe), the first-person plural present active indicative form of videō (I see, observe).

Noun[edit]

videmus

  1. (rare, humorously pedantic) plural form of video
    • 1987: A. van Dantzig and Adam Jones (editor), Fontes Historiae Africanae: Series Varia, volume 5: Pieter de Marees, “Description and Historical Account of the Gold Kingdom of Guinea (1602)”, page 29 (illustrated edition; Oxford University Press for The British Academy; ISBN 019726056X, 9780197260562)
      On the whole, their faces are not unbecoming, for they are proportionate to their bodies and therefore adorn their Videmus and appearance.
    • 2000, March 7: David Gruar, alt.uk.a-levels (Google group): revision, 9:00am
      > If the plural of frustrum is frustra, why isn’t the plural of sums sa?
      Perhaps it should be sumus. Just as the plural of video should be videmus.
    • 2000, April 10: David Gruar, alt.uk.a-levels (Google group): HELP- CAREER NEEDED, 8:00am
      I might watch several videmus, certainly. Perhaps before going to some discemus.
    • 2002: David A. Lines, Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, volume 13, “Aristotle’s Ethics in the Italian Renaissance (ca. 1300–1650): The Universities and the Problem of Moral Education”, page 338 (Brill; ISBN 9004120858, 9789004120853)
      A bit later, we learn that Muret disagrees both with those who thought that students should start their studies with physics, and with those videmus[.]

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vidēmus

  1. first-person plural present active indicative of videō

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