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From red- +‎ oleō (smell).



redoleō (present infinitive redolēre, perfect active redoluī); second conjugation, no passive

  1. (intransitive) I emit a scent or odor.
  2. (transitive) I am redolent or smell of or like.


   Conjugation of redoleo (second conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present redoleō redolēs redolet redolēmus redolētis redolent
imperfect redolēbam redolēbās redolēbat redolēbāmus redolēbātis redolēbant
future redolēbō redolēbis redolēbit redolēbimus redolēbitis redolēbunt
perfect redoluī redoluistī redoluit redoluimus redoluistis redoluērunt, redoluēre
pluperfect redolueram redoluerās redoluerat redoluerāmus redoluerātis redoluerant
future perfect redoluerō redolueris redoluerit redoluerimus redolueritis redoluerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present redoleam redoleās redoleat redoleāmus redoleātis redoleant
imperfect redolērem redolērēs redolēret redolērēmus redolērētis redolērent
perfect redoluerim redoluerīs redoluerit redoluerīmus redoluerītis redoluerint
pluperfect redoluissem redoluissēs redoluisset redoluissēmus redoluissētis redoluissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present redolē redolēte
future redolētō redolētō redolētōte redolentō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives redolēre redoluisse
participles redolēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
redolēre redolendī redolendō redolendum

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  • redoleo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • redoleo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • redoleo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • Cato's speeches sound archaic: orationes Catonis antiquitatem redolent (Brut. 21. 82)
    • there is a flavour of Atticism about his discourse: ex illius orationibus ipsae Athenae redolent
  • redoleo in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016