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From ab ‎(from, down from) + aestuō ‎(have an undulating, waving motion, heave), from aestus ‎(undulation, waving, wave).



abaestuō ‎(present infinitive abaestuāre, perfect active abaestuāvī, supine abaestuātum); first conjugation

  1. (intransitive) I hang down richly, wave down richly.
    • c. 160-220 CE, Tertullian, De Judicio Domini, 22
      quid faciat laetis ut vitis abaestuet uvis
      What makes a vine hang down richly with grapes


   Conjugation of abaestuo (first conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present abaestuō abaestuās abaestuat abaestuāmus abaestuātis abaestuant
imperfect abaestuābam abaestuābās abaestuābat abaestuābāmus abaestuābātis abaestuābant
future abaestuābō abaestuābis abaestuābit abaestuābimus abaestuābitis abaestuābunt
perfect abaestuāvī abaestuāvistī abaestuāvit abaestuāvimus abaestuāvistis abaestuāvērunt, abaestuāvēre
pluperfect abaestuāveram abaestuāverās abaestuāverat abaestuāverāmus abaestuāverātis abaestuāverant
future perfect abaestuāverō abaestuāveris abaestuāverit abaestuāverimus abaestuāveritis abaestuāverint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present abaestuem abaestuēs abaestuet abaestuēmus abaestuētis abaestuent
imperfect abaestuārem abaestuārēs abaestuāret abaestuārēmus abaestuārētis abaestuārent
perfect abaestuāverim abaestuāverīs abaestuāverit abaestuāverīmus abaestuāverītis abaestuāverint
pluperfect abaestuāvissem abaestuāvissēs abaestuāvisset abaestuāvissēmus abaestuāvissētis abaestuāvissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present abaestuā abaestuāte
future abaestuātō abaestuātō abaestuātōte abaestuantō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives abaestuāre abaestuāvisse abaestuātūrus esse
participles abaestuāns abaestuātūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
abaestuāre abaestuandī abaestuandō abaestuandum abaestuātum abaestuātū

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