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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *-skō, from Proto-Indo-European *-sḱéti.

SuffixEdit

-scō (present infinitive -scere); third conjugation, no perfect or supine stem

  1. Forms inchoative verbs from existing verbs, meaning "to start to (verb), to begin to (verb)".

ConjugationEdit

This suffix only forms the first principal part; the perfect and supine stems used vary according to the verb (e.g. adolēscō, adoluī, adultum).

   Conjugation of -scō (third conjugation, no supine stem, no perfect stem)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present -scō -scis -scit -scimus -scitis -scunt
imperfect -scēbam -scēbās -scēbat -scēbāmus -scēbātis -scēbant
future -scam -scēs -scet -scēmus -scētis -scent
passive present -scor -sceris, -scere -scitur -scimur -sciminī -scuntur
imperfect -scēbar -scēbāris, -scēbāre -scēbātur -scēbāmur -scēbāminī -scēbantur
future -scar -scēris, -scēre -scētur -scēmur -scēminī -scentur
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present -scam -scās -scat -scāmus -scātis -scant
imperfect -scerem -scerēs -sceret -scerēmus -scerētis -scerent
passive present -scar -scāris, -scāre -scātur -scāmur -scāminī -scantur
imperfect -scerer -scerēris, -scerēre -scerētur -scerēmur -scerēminī -scerentur
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present -sce -scite
future -scitō -scitō -scitōte -scuntō
passive present -scere -sciminī
future -scitor -scitor -scuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives -scere -scī
participles -scēns -scendus, -scundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
-scendī -scendō -scendum -scendō

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin -iscus.

SuffixEdit

-sco m (feminine -sca, plural -scos, feminine plural -scas)

  1. Forms adjectives that signify "relation" to the word stem.
    libro (book) + ‎-sco → ‎libresco (related to books)

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