emineo

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ē (out of), short form of ex, + mineō, related to mons (English mount).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active ēmineō, present infinitive ēminēre, perfect active ēminuī (no passive)

  1. I stand out, project, protrude.
  2. (of elements in a painting) I am prominent, stand out in relief.
  3. (figuratively) I am or become conspicuous or prominent, stand out (through my good qualities); I am eminent, excel.

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ReferencesEdit

  • emineo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
Last modified on 10 February 2014, at 19:35