spondeo

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Noun[edit]

spondeo (plural spondei)

  1. spondee

Italian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spon.ˈdɛ.o/
  • Rhymes: -ɛo
  • Hyphenation: spon‧dè‧o

Noun[edit]

spondeo m (plural spondei)

  1. spondee

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *spend- (to perform a rite, make an offering). Cognates include Ancient Greek σπονδή (spondḗ, libation) and the related verb σπένδω (spéndō).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active spondeō, present infinitive spondēre, perfect active spopondī, supine spōnsum

  1. I promise, bind or pledge myself, contract, vow.
  2. I guarantee
  3. I promise for another; I become security for a person, enter bail.
  4. I promise or engage in marriage, betroth.

Inflection[edit]

  • This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources. The third principal part may be spopondī or spepondī.

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References[edit]

  • spondeo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.