volvere

See also: volveré

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin volvere, present active infinitive of volvō.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

vòlvere (first-person singular present vòlvo, first-person singular past historic vòlsi, no past participle)

  1. (transitive, archaic or poetic) Synonym of volgere
    • 1374, Francesco Petrarca, “Tacer non posso, e temo non adopre”, in Il Canzoniere[1], Florence: Andrea Bettini, published 1858, page 349:
      Ch'i' son d'altro poder che tu non credi; ¶ E so far lieti e tristi in un momento, ¶ Più leggiera che 'l vento; ¶ E reggo e volvo quanto al mondo vedi.
      For I have greater powers than you know: and create joy or sadness in a moment, more swiftly than the wind, and rule and turn what you see in the world.

Usage notesEdit

  • The past participle voluto is disused; hence this verb has no compound tenses.

ConjugationEdit

Including lesser-used forms:

ReferencesEdit

  • volvere in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

volvēre

  1. inflection of volvō:
    1. third-person plural perfect active indicative
    2. second-person singular future passive indicative

VerbEdit

volvere

  1. inflection of volvō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative