See also: Ico, iĉo, iço, -ico, and -iĉo


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ica (this) +‎ -o (noun)



ico (plural ici)

  1. (demonstrative) this (thing)
    Ico gustas tre bon!
    This (thing) tastes really good!

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From the same Proto-Indo-European root as Ancient Greek αἰχμή (aikhmḗ, point of a spear) and ἴξ (íx, kind of worm).[1]



īcō (present infinitive īcere, perfect active īcī, supine ictum); third conjugation

  1. I hit, strike or smite
  2. I stab or sting
  3. I make a treaty
    foedus icioI make a treaty
    • Titus Livius, Ab Urbe Condita I, 1:
      Inde foedus ictum inter duces
      Then the commanders made a treaty (literally: Then a treaty being made between the commanders)


   Conjugation of īcō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present īcō īcis īcit īcimus īcitis īcunt
imperfect īcēbam īcēbās īcēbat īcēbāmus īcēbātis īcēbant
future īcam īcēs īcet īcēmus īcētis īcent
perfect īcī īcistī īcit īcimus īcistis īcērunt, īcēre
pluperfect īceram īcerās īcerat īcerāmus īcerātis īcerant
future perfect īcerō īceris īcerit īcerimus īceritis īcerint
passive present īcor īceris, īcere īcitur īcimur īciminī īcuntur
imperfect īcēbar īcēbāris, īcēbāre īcēbātur īcēbāmur īcēbāminī īcēbantur
future īcar īcēris, īcēre īcētur īcēmur īcēminī īcentur
perfect ictus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect ictus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect ictus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present īcam īcās īcat īcāmus īcātis īcant
imperfect īcerem īcerēs īceret īcerēmus īcerētis īcerent
perfect īcerim īcerīs īcerit īcerīmus īcerītis īcerint
pluperfect īcissem īcissēs īcisset īcissēmus īcissētis īcissent
passive present īcar īcāris, īcāre īcātur īcāmur īcāminī īcantur
imperfect īcerer īcerēris, īcerēre īcerētur īcerēmur īcerēminī īcerentur
perfect ictus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect ictus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present īce īcite
future īcitō īcitō īcitōte īcuntō
passive present īcere īciminī
future īcitor īcitor īcuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives īcere īcisse ictūrum esse īcī ictum esse ictum īrī
participles īcēns ictūrus ictus īcendus, īcundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
īcendī īcendō īcendum īcendō ictum ictū

Derived termsEdit


  • ico in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ico in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ico in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to conclude a treaty, an alliance: foedus facere (cum aliquo), icere, ferire
  • Dizionario Latino-Italiano
  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1938), “ico”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume I, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 33