caligo

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See also: calìgo

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, darkness.

Noun[edit]

caligo (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, obsolete) dimness or obscurity of sight, dependent upon a speck on the cornea

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cālīgō f (genitive cālīginis); third declension

  1. fog, mist, vapor
  2. darkness, gloom
  3. (figuratively) inability to perceive mentally

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cālīgō cālīginēs
genitive cālīginis cālīginum
dative cālīginī cālīginibus
accusative cālīginem cālīginēs
ablative cālīgine cālīginibus
vocative cālīgō cālīginēs

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Verb[edit]

present active cālīgō, present infinitive cālīgāre, perfect active cālīgāvī, supine cālīgātum

  1. I (emit) steam
  2. I am dark or gloomy
  3. I grope about; have poor eyesight

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