denuo

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *dē nowōd, equivalent to dē novō (from new). Confer French de nouveau.[1]

Adverb[edit]

dēnuō (not comparable)

  1. anew, afresh, again
  2. a second time, once again, once more, again
  3. anything which is repeated, once more, again
    • c. 190–185, Plautus, Amphitryon 2.95
      SOSIA: Animum advorte. nunc licet mihi libere quidvis loqui. Amphitruonis ego sum servos Sosia.
      MERCURY: Etiam denuo?
      SOSIA: Then give attention: now I'm at liberty to say in freedom anything I please. I am Sosia, servant of Amphitryon.
      MERCURY: What, again?
    • c. 200 BCE, Plautus, Menaechmi
      Ecce, Apollo, denuo, me iubes facere impetum in eum qui stat atque occidere. Sed quis hic est qui me capillo hínc de curru deripit? Imperium tuom demutat atque edictum Apollinis.[4]
      Lo! again, Apollo, thou dost bid me to make an onset against him who is standing here, and to murder him. But what person is this that is tearing me hence by the hair down from the chariot? He revokes thy commands and the decree of Apollo.[5]
  4. (colloquial) again, where an action is reversed

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