See also: met

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably related to the ablative form of the first person singular personal pronoun, egō, which was mēt/mēd in Old Latin.

SuffixEdit

-met

  1. an intensifier of substantive and less frequently adjective personal pronouns, it is usually followed by "ipse"
    • ego meaning "I" → egomet meaning "I myself"
    • mihi the dative of egomihimet meaning "to myself"
    • me the ablative and accusative of egomemet meaning "me myself" or "myself"
    • nos meaning "we" → nosmet meaning "ourselves"
    • nobis the ablative and dative of nosnobismet meaning "to/in/with ourselves"
    • tu meaning "you" + te the ablative and accusative of tututemet meaning "you yourself"
    • tibi the dative of tutibimet meaning "to you yourself"
    • vos meaning "you (people)" or "ye" → vosmet meaning "yourselves"
    • mea meaning "my" or "mine" → meamet meaning "my very own"
    • sesemet meaning "himself"
    • suasuamet meaning "his very own"

Usage notesEdit

  • Suamet ipse fraude.
    By his own deceit.
  • Meamet facta.
  • Meamet culpa.
  • Meamet culpa.
  • Hannibal suamet ipsa fraude captus abiit.
  • Meamet facta dicere.

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 2 August 2013, at 23:06