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praecipito

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From praeceps (head foremost, headlong), from prae (before) + caput (head).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /prae̯ˈki.pi.toː/, [prae̯ˈkɪ.pɪ.toː]
  • IPA(key): /prɛˈt͡ʃi.pi.to/, [prɛˈt͡ʃiː.pi.to]

VerbEdit

present active praecipitō, present infinitive praecipitāre, perfect active praecipitāvī, supine praecipitātum

  1. I cast down; I throw headlong.

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • praecipito in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • precipitate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911