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Translingual

Abbreviation

eo

  1. (as eo): ISO-639 code for Esperanto

Latin

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ey-. Cognate with Ancient Greek εἶμι (eimi), I go), Sanskrit एति (éti), goes), Hittite 𒄿𒄿𒀀𒋫𒋫 (iyatta), goes), Old Persian 𐎠𐎡𐎫𐎡𐎹 (aitiy), goes), Old Church Slavonic ити (iti).

Verb

present active , present infinitive īre, perfect active , supine itum. (irregular)
  1. I go.
  2. I proceed, advance.
  3. I result, happen as a consequence.
  4. I prepare (for some action); I set about.
  5. (law) I accede, go over to the opposing opinion or other side in voting.
  6. (business) I go for; I am sold at (a certain price).
Usage notes

The basic meaning "go" applies to any kind of animate or inanimate motion: walk, ride, sail, fly, etc.

Inflection

Irregular conjugation, but similar to fourth conjugation. The third principal part is most often contracted to , but occasionally appears as īvī. Likewise, the perfect active infinitive and pluperfect subjective stem are most often contracted to isse, but rarely can be found in the full form iisse.

Derived terms
Descendants
  • Galician: ir
  • Portuguese: ir
  • Spanish: ir

Etymology 2

From the ablative (and old dative) of the masculine pronoun is (he, it).

Adverb

(not comparable)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) there, in that place.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) therefore, because, for that reason.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) so much, by so much.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to that place, thither.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to that end, with that purpose.
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) until, so long, up to that time.

Pronoun

eo

  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) I (Personal pronoun, colloquial)

References

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

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