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capio

See also: Cæpio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *kapjō, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pi- (compare Breton kavout, English have, heave, Lithuanian kàmpt, Albanian kap, Ancient Greek κάπτω (káptō)).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active capiō, present infinitive capere, perfect active cēpī, supine captum

  1. I capture, seize, take.
  2. I take on.
  3. I take in, understand.

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

capiō f (genitive capiōnis); third declension

  1. A taking
  2. (law) The right of property acquired by prescription.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative capiō capiōnēs
genitive capiōnis capiōnum
dative capiōnī capiōnibus
accusative capiōnem capiōnēs
ablative capiōne capiōnibus
vocative capiō capiōnēs

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • capio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879