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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

inceptum n (genitive inceptī); second declension

  1. beginning
  2. attempt, enterprise

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative inceptum incepta
genitive inceptī inceptōrum
dative inceptō inceptīs
accusative inceptum incepta
ablative inceptō inceptīs
vocative inceptum incepta

ParticipleEdit

inceptum

  1. nominative neuter singular of inceptus
  2. accusative masculine singular of inceptus
  3. accusative neuter singular of inceptus
  4. vocative neuter singular of inceptus

VerbEdit

inceptum

  1. supine of incipiō

ReferencesEdit

  • inceptum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inceptum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “inceptum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • inceptum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to persevere in one's resolve: in incepto or conatu perstare
    • (ambiguous) to give up one's project: incepto or conatu desistere