adolesco

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

ad- +‎ alesco

VerbEdit

present active adolēscō, present infinitive adolēscere, perfect active adolēvī, supine adultum

  1. I grow up
  2. I mature
  3. I increase or augment
InflectionEdit
  • The only attested passive forms are those from adultus, which is used in an active sense.

Etymology 2Edit

From adoleō (burn) +‎ -ēscō.

VerbEdit

adolēscō (defective conjugation)

  1. I am kindled or burn (of a sacrifice)
InflectionEdit
  • This verb is defective, with only those forms based on the first principal part.
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 08:34