pluit

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Ancient Greek πλύνω (plúnō, to wash), Lithuanian pìlti (to pour) and German fließen (to flow).[1] See Old Armenian լուանամ (luanam, to wash).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active pluit, present infinitive pluere, perfect active plūvit (defective conjugation)

  1. It rains; it is raining.

InflectionEdit

This verb is only used in 3rd-person forms, future imperatives, present and perfect infinitives, and present active participle.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Ladin: plovei
  • Occitan: plòure, plàver
  • Portuguese: chover
  • Romanian: ploua
  • Romansh: plover, plaver, plouver
  • Sardinian: piòere, piòghere, pròere, pròghere
  • Sicilian: ghioviri, chiòviri, ciòviri, chiuppiri
  • Spanish: llover
  • Venetian: pióvar
  • Walloon: ploure

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “piovere” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2
Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 05:44