Catalan edit

Verb edit

expectoro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of expectorar

Latin edit

Etymology edit

ex- +‎ pectus (chest; mind, spirit)

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

expectorō (present infinitive expectorāre); first conjugation, no passive, no perfect or supine stem

  1. (transitive) to banish from one's mind
  2. (post-Classical) to clear from one's chest, lungs

Usage notes edit

The sense "banish from one's mind" was seen as archaic by Classical grammarians. The word was likely formed anew, with a more literal meaning, by Renaissance medical writers.

Conjugation edit

   Conjugation of expectorō (first conjugation, no supine stem, no perfect stem, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present expectorō expectorās expectorat expectorāmus expectorātis expectorant
imperfect expectorābam expectorābās expectorābat expectorābāmus expectorābātis expectorābant
future expectorābō expectorābis expectorābit expectorābimus expectorābitis expectorābunt
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present expectorem expectorēs expectoret expectorēmus expectorētis expectorent
imperfect expectorārem expectorārēs expectorāret expectorārēmus expectorārētis expectorārent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present expectorā expectorāte
future expectorātō expectorātō expectorātōte expectorantō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives expectorāre
participles expectorāns
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
expectorandī expectorandō expectorandum expectorandō

Descendants edit

  • Sicilian: spitturari
  • Catalan: expectorar (learned)
  • English: expectorate
  • French: expectorer (learned)
  • Portuguese: expectorar (learned)
  • Spanish: expectorar (learned)

References edit

  • expectoro”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • expectoro”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Portuguese edit

Verb edit

expectoro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of expectorar

Spanish edit

Verb edit

expectoro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of expectorar