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peto

See also: petó

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

peto (accusative singular peton, plural petoj, accusative plural petojn)

  1. behest, request

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

peto

  1. meat-eating beast, predator
  2. carnivore
  3. monster

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin peditum.

NounEdit

peto m (plural peti)

  1. fart, toot

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *peth₂- (to fall; fly). Cognates include Sanskrit पतति (pátati), Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬙𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌 (pataiti), Old Armenian թիռ (tʿiṙ).

See English feather, pen for more.

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VerbEdit

present active petō, present infinitive petere, perfect active petīvī, supine petītum

  1. I make for (somewhere).
  2. I seek, aim at, desire.
    Auxilium deorum peto.
    I am seeking the help of the gods.
  3. I beg, beseech.
  4. I attack.
    Petere aliquem hasta.
    To attack someone with a spear.
  5. (ecclesiastical) To missionize or proselytize among the people of a place
    Peter Romam Marcus Alexandriam petit.
    Peter proselytized in Rome; Mark, in Alexandria. (Bede, Chronica Minor)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian petto (chest, breast), from Latin pectus, whence also Spanish pecho.

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NounEdit

peto m (plural petos)

  1. bib
  2. breastplate
  3. shirtfront
  4. (zoology) plastron
  5. (historical) plastron
  6. (sports) chest pad

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ReferencesEdit

"peto" in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima segunda edición (Dictionary of the Spanish Language, Twenty-Second Edition), Real Academia Española (Royal Spanish Academy), 2001.