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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *plew- ‎(to wash); see also Latin linter ‎(bath, trough, boat), 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

pluit ‎(present infinitive pluere, perfect active plūvit); third conjugation, impersonal, no passive

  1. It rains; it is raining.

InflectionEdit

   Conjugation of pluit (third conjugation, impersonal, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pluit
imperfect pluēbat
future pluet
perfect plūvit
pluperfect plūverat
future perfect plūverit
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present pluat
imperfect plueret
perfect plūverit
pluperfect plūvisset
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present
future pluitō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives pluere plūvisse
participles pluēns
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
pluere pluendī pluendō pluendum

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “piovere” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2
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