libet

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lewbʰ-. Cognate with English love.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

libet ‎(present infinitive libēre, perfect active libuit); second conjugation, impersonal

  1. (with dative) it is pleasing; it is agreeable.
    • 254-184 BCE, Plautus, Asinaria
      Dīc quod libet. — "Say what you will." (literally: "Say what is pleasing.")
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of libet (second conjugation, mostly impersonal, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present libet
imperfect libēbat
future libēbit
perfect libuit, libitum est
pluperfect libuerat, libitum erat
future perfect libuerit, libitum erit
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present libeat
imperfect libēret
perfect libuerit, libitum sit
pluperfect libuisset, libitum esset libuissent
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives libēre libuisse, libitum esse
participles libēns libitum
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inflection form of lībō ‎(taste, sip).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

lībet

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of lībō

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

libet m ‎(plural libets)

  1. (Jersey, fishing) hoop net