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abnuto

Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

ab-nūto: āvi, ātum, 1,
I v. freq. [id.], to deny (by a nod) often, to refuse: quid te adiri (Vahl. adirier; Rib. adiri tam) abnutas, Enn. ap. Cic. de Or. 3, 41, 164 (where Cic. censures the word as less forcible than vetas, prohibes, absterres, and the like): quid mi abnutas? Tibi ego abnuto? Plaut. Capt. 3, 4, 79.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

abnūtō,¹⁵ āre, tr., refuser par signes répétés : Pl. Capt. 611 ; cf. Cic. de Or. 3, 164.

Latin > German (Georges)

ab-nūto, āre (Intens. v. abnuo, s. Paul. ex Fest. 27, 18), wiederholt abwinken, durch ein Zeichen ablehnen, quid mi abnutas? was winkst du mir zu schweigen? Plaut. capt. 611: quid te adirier abnutas? Enn. tr. 407 (306): abnutemus verum, Arnob. 2, 78.

Latin > English

abnuto abnutare, abnutavi, abnutatus V INTRANS :: deny/refuse/forbid (w/shake of head) repeatedly; forbid