horreo

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See also: hórreo

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰrs-eh₁- (to bristle). Cognate with Latin eris (hedgehog), Welsh garw (rough), Sanskrit हृष्यति (hṛṣyati, become erect or stiff or rigid; be glad), हर्षयति (harṣayati, to excite), Avestan [script needed] (zarəšiiamna-, excited).

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Verb[edit]

present active horreō, present infinitive horrēre, perfect active horruī, supine horruitum

  1. I stand erect, stand on end.
  2. I tremble, shiver.
  3. I dread, am afraid of.
  4. I am frightful.

Inflection[edit]

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References[edit]

  • horreo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 290