flagro

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *flag-ro- ‎(burning), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥g-ro-, from *bʰel- ‎(shine).[1] Cognates include Latin flamma ‎(flame, fire) (< Proto-Italic *flagma < Proto-Indo-European *bʰl̥g-mh₂-), Ancient Greek φλέγω ‎(phlégō, I burn), Sanskrit भर्ग ‎(bharga, radiance), Proto-Germanic *blaikaz ‎(pale, white) (whence English bleak), and Proto-Germanic *blaikijaną ‎(to bleach) (whence English bleach and German Bleichen ‎(bleach)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

flagrō ‎(present infinitive flagrāre, perfect active flagrāvī); first conjugation, no passive

  1. I burn, blaze
    • 106 - 43 BCECicero, Letters to Atticus 7:17.4
      totam enim Italiam flagraturam bello intellego.
      For I perceive that all Italy will be blazing with war.
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of flagro (first conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present flagrō flagrās flagrat flagrāmus flagrātis flagrant
imperfect flagrābam flagrābās flagrābat flagrābāmus flagrābātis flagrābant
future flagrābō flagrābis flagrābit flagrābimus flagrābitis flagrābunt
perfect flagrāvī flagrāvistī flagrāvit flagrāvimus flagrāvistis flagrāvērunt, flagrāvēre
pluperfect flagrāveram flagrāverās flagrāverat flagrāverāmus flagrāverātis flagrāverant
future perfect flagrāverō flagrāveris flagrāverit flagrāverimus flagrāveritis flagrāverint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present flagrem flagrēs flagret flagrēmus flagrētis flagrent
imperfect flagrārem flagrārēs flagrāret flagrārēmus flagrārētis flagrārent
perfect flagrāverim flagrāverīs flagrāverit flagrāverīmus flagrāverītis flagrāverint
pluperfect flagrāvissem flagrāvissēs flagrāvisset flagrāvissēmus flagrāvissētis flagrāvissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present flagrā flagrāte
future flagrātō flagrātō flagrātōte flagrantō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives flagrāre flagrāvisse
participles flagrāns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
flagrāre flagrandī flagrandō flagrandum
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References[edit]

  • flagro in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • flagro in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • flagro in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be on fire, in flames: incendio flagrare, or simply conflagrare, ardere (Liv. 30. 7)
    • to be consumed by the fires of ambition: gloriae, laudis cupiditate incensum esse, flagrare
    • to long for a thing, yearn for it: desiderio alicuius rei teneri, affici (more strongly flagrare, incensum esse)
    • to be detested: invidia flagrare, premi
    • to have an ardent longing for a thing: cupiditate alicuius rei ardere, flagrare
    • everywhere the torch of war is flaming: omnia bello flagrant or ardent (Fam. 4. 1. 2)
  • James Morwood (1997) Oxford Latin Minidictionary, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0198601395, page 107
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill

Etymology 2[edit]

By dissimilation from frāgrō.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

flāgrō ‎(present infinitive flāgrāre, perfect active flāgrāvī); first conjugation, no passive

  1. Alternative form of frāgrō
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of flagro (first conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present flāgrō flāgrās flāgrat flāgrāmus flāgrātis flāgrant
imperfect flāgrābam flāgrābās flāgrābat flāgrābāmus flāgrābātis flāgrābant
future flāgrābō flāgrābis flāgrābit flāgrābimus flāgrābitis flāgrābunt
perfect flāgrāvī flāgrāvistī flāgrāvit flāgrāvimus flāgrāvistis flāgrāvērunt, flāgrāvēre
pluperfect flāgrāveram flāgrāverās flāgrāverat flāgrāverāmus flāgrāverātis flāgrāverant
future perfect flāgrāverō flāgrāveris flāgrāverit flāgrāverimus flāgrāveritis flāgrāverint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present flāgrem flāgrēs flāgret flāgrēmus flāgrētis flāgrent
imperfect flāgrārem flāgrārēs flāgrāret flāgrārēmus flāgrārētis flāgrārent
perfect flāgrāverim flāgrāverīs flāgrāverit flāgrāverīmus flāgrāverītis flāgrāverint
pluperfect flāgrāvissem flāgrāvissēs flāgrāvisset flāgrāvissēmus flāgrāvissētis flāgrāvissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present flāgrā flāgrāte
future flāgrātō flāgrātō flāgrātōte flāgrantō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives flāgrāre flāgrāvisse
participles flāgrāns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
flāgrāre flāgrandī flāgrandō flāgrandum
Descendants[edit]