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deleo

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possible connection with Latin lētum, linō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active dēleō, present infinitive dēlēre, perfect active dēlēvī, supine dēlētum

  1. I destroy
    • 234 - 149 BCECato the Elder
      Ceterum censeo Carthaginem esse delendam
      Furthermore I think Carthage must be destroyed
  2. I finish, terminate

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ReferencesEdit

  • deleo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.