probo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin probus[1], from Proto-Indo-European *pro-bʰwo-(being in front), from *pro-(being in front), extended form of the root *per(through, forward) + *bʰuH-(to be).

Adjective[edit]

probo m ‎(feminine singular proba, masculine plural probi, feminine plural probe)

  1. Having strong moral principles; honest, decent, virtuous

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References[edit]

  1. ^ « probo », Lewis and Short, A Latin Dictionary, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1879

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From probus(good, virtuous)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

probō ‎(present infinitive probāre, perfect active probāvī, supine probātum); first conjugation

  1. I approve, commend
  2. I test, inspect
  3. I demonstrate, prove
    Si probare possemus Ligarium in Africa omnino non fuisse.
    If we could prove that Ligarius was not at all in Africa.
  4. I acquit, exonerate

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Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of probo (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present probō probās probat probāmus probātis probant
imperfect probābam probābās probābat probābāmus probābātis probābant
future probābō probābis probābit probābimus probābitis probābunt
perfect probāvī probāvistī, probāsti1 probāvit probāvimus probāvistis, probāstis1 probāvērunt, probāvēre
pluperfect probāveram probāverās probāverat probāverāmus probāverātis probāverant
future perfect probāverō probāveris probāverit probāverimus probāveritis probāverint
passive present probor probāris, probāre probātur probāmur probāminī probantur
imperfect probābar probābāris, probābāre probābātur probābāmur probābāminī probābantur
future probābor probāberis, probābere probābitur probābimur probābiminī probābuntur
perfect probātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect probātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect probātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present probem probēs probet probēmus probētis probent
imperfect probārem probārēs probāret probārēmus probārētis probārent
perfect probāverim probāverīs probāverit probāverīmus probāverītis probāverint
pluperfect probāvissem, probāssem1 probāvissēs, probāsses1 probāvisset, probāsset1 probāvissēmus, probāssemus1 probāvissētis, probāssetis1 probāvissent, probāssent1
passive present prober probēris, probēre probētur probēmur probēminī probentur
imperfect probārer probārēris, probārēre probārētur probārēmur probārēminī probārentur
perfect probātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect probātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present probā probāte
future probātō probātō probātōte probantō
passive present probāre probāminī
future probātor probātor probantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives probāre probāvisse, probāsse1 probātūrus esse probārī probātus esse probātum īrī
participles probāns probātūrus probātus probandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
probāre probandī probandō probandum probātum probātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • probo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • probo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.probo”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a thing meets with my approval: res mihi probatur
    • I express my approval of a thing: res a me probatur
    • to quote precedents for a thing: aliquid exemplis probare, comprobare, confirmare
    • to prove one's point to a person's satisfaction: aliquid alicui probare (or c. Acc. c. Inf.)
    • it follows from what we have shown: hoc probato consequens est
  • probo in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin probus(good, virtuous)

Adjective[edit]

probo m ‎(feminine singular proba, masculine plural probos, feminine plural probas, comparable)

  1. Having strong moral principles; honest, decent, virtuous

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

probo m ‎(feminine singular proba, masculine plural probos, feminine plural probas)

  1. (formal) honest, upright

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