Last modified on 21 June 2014, at 21:01

captio

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From capt- +‎ -iō

NounEdit

captiō f (genitive captiōnis); third declension

  1. deception, fraud, deceit
  2. quibble
  3. catch
InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative captiō captiōnēs
genitive captiōnis captiōnum
dative captiōnī captiōnibus
accusative captiōnem captiōnēs
ablative captiōne captiōnibus
vocative captiō captiōnēs
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Late Latin, alternative form of captō.

VerbEdit

present active captiō, present infinitive captiāre, perfect active captiāvī, supine captiātum

  1. Alternative form of captō ("I grasp at"; "I long for").
InflectionEdit
DescendantsEdit