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solvo

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

solvo (accusative singular solvon, plural solvoj, accusative plural solvojn)

  1. solution

ItalianEdit

VerbEdit

solvo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of solvere

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From se- (away) +‎ luo (to untie, set free, separate).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active solvō, present infinitive solvere, perfect active solvī, supine solūtum

  1. I loosen, untie, undo, free up
  2. I solve
  3. I set sail
  4. (figurative) I pay (up)

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ReferencesEdit

  • solvo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers