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See also: inició and início





  1. first-person singular present indicative form of iniciar



From iniciar +‎ -o.


  • IPA(key): /iˈni.t͡si.o/, /iˈni.t͡sjo/


inicio (plural inicii)

  1. initiative


Alternative formsEdit


From in- (in, at, on; into, onto) +‎ iaciō (throw, hurl).



iniciō (present infinitive inicere, perfect active iniēcī, supine iniectum); third conjugation iō-variant

  1. I throw, cast, hurl or place in, on, into, upon, over or at.
  2. I take hold of, lay my hands upon.
  3. I seize, take possession of.
  4. I inspire, infuse, cause.
  5. I dwell or reflect upon.
  6. I suggest, mention.


   Conjugation of inicio (third conjugation -variant)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present iniciō inicis inicit inicimus inicitis iniciunt
imperfect iniciēbam iniciēbās iniciēbat iniciēbāmus iniciēbātis iniciēbant
future iniciam iniciēs iniciet iniciēmus iniciētis inicient
perfect iniēcī iniēcistī iniēcit iniēcimus iniēcistis iniēcērunt, iniēcēre
pluperfect iniēceram iniēcerās iniēcerat iniēcerāmus iniēcerātis iniēcerant
future perfect iniēcerō iniēceris iniēcerit iniēcerimus iniēceritis iniēcerint
passive present inicior iniceris, inicere inicitur inicimur iniciminī iniciuntur
imperfect iniciēbar iniciēbāris, iniciēbāre iniciēbātur iniciēbāmur iniciēbāminī iniciēbantur
future iniciar iniciēris, iniciēre iniciētur iniciēmur iniciēminī inicientur
perfect iniectus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect iniectus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect iniectus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present iniciam iniciās iniciat iniciāmus iniciātis iniciant
imperfect inicerem inicerēs iniceret inicerēmus inicerētis inicerent
perfect iniēcerim iniēcerīs iniēcerit iniēcerīmus iniēcerītis iniēcerint
pluperfect iniēcissem iniēcissēs iniēcisset iniēcissēmus iniēcissētis iniēcissent
passive present iniciar iniciāris, iniciāre iniciātur iniciāmur iniciāminī iniciantur
imperfect inicerer inicerēris, inicerēre inicerētur inicerēmur inicerēminī inicerentur
perfect iniectus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect iniectus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present inice inicite
future inicitō inicitō inicitōte iniciuntō
passive present inicere iniciminī
future inicitor inicitor iniciuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives inicere iniēcisse iniectūrus esse inicī iniectus esse iniectum īrī
participles iniciēns iniectūrus iniectus iniciendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
inicere iniciendī iniciendō iniciendum iniectum iniectū

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Related termsEdit



  • inicio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inicio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • inicio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to lay violent hands on a person: manus inicere, inferre, afferre alicui
    • to mention a thing incidentally, casually: mentionem inicere de aliqua re or Acc. c. Inf.
    • a doubt arises in my mind: dubitatio mihi affertur, inicitur
    • to inspire fear, terror: timorem, terrorem alicui inicere, more strongly incutere
    • to inspire any one with hope: spem alicui facere, afferre, inicere
    • to rouse a person's suspicions: suspicionem movere, excitare, inicere, dare alicui
    • to inspire some one with religious scruples: religionem alicui afferre, inicere, incutere
    • to build a bridge over a river: inicere pontem
    • to rush into the midst of the foe: in medios hostes se inicere
    • to throw grappling irons on board; to board: copulas, manus ferreas (in navem) inicere




Borrowed from Latin initium.


inicio m (plural inicios)

  1. start, initiation



  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of iniciar.