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Allen and Greenough/ New Latin Grammar

Denominative Verbs

260. A few verbs of the Second Conjugation (generally intransitive) are recognizable as formed from noun-stems; but most are inherited, or the primitive noun-stem is lost:—

albeō, -ēre, to be white, from albus (stem ( albo/e-), white.

cāneo, -ēre, to be hoary, from cānus (stem ( cāno/e-), hoary.

clāreō, -ēre, to shine, from clārus, bright.

claudeō, -ēre, to be lame, from claudus, lame.

algeō, -ēre, to be cold, cf. algidus, cold.

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