See also: Lacio and Lácio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *lakjō (to draw, pull), with no known cognates in any other Indo-European languages.

Unused outside of glosses, reconstructed by grammarian Festus Grammaticus to explain its derivatives, see laqueus, lacessō and frequentative lactō.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

laciō (present infinitive lacere, perfect active licuī, supine lactum); third conjugation iō-variant (very rare)

  1. I entice, ensnare

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of laciō (third conjugation -variant)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present laciō lacis lacit lacimus lacitis laciunt
imperfect laciēbam laciēbās laciēbat laciēbāmus laciēbātis laciēbant
future laciam laciēs laciet laciēmus laciētis lacient
perfect licuī licuistī licuit licuimus licuistis licuērunt, licuēre
pluperfect licueram licuerās licuerat licuerāmus licuerātis licuerant
future perfect licuerō licueris licuerit licuerimus licueritis licuerint
passive present lacior laceris, lacere lacitur lacimur laciminī laciuntur
imperfect laciēbar laciēbāris, laciēbāre laciēbātur laciēbāmur laciēbāminī laciēbantur
future laciar laciēris, laciēre laciētur laciēmur laciēminī lacientur
perfect lactus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect lactus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect lactus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present laciam laciās laciat laciāmus laciātis laciant
imperfect lacerem lacerēs laceret lacerēmus lacerētis lacerent
perfect licuerim licuerīs licuerit licuerīmus licuerītis licuerint
pluperfect licuissem licuissēs licuisset licuissēmus licuissētis licuissent
passive present laciar laciāris, laciāre laciātur laciāmur laciāminī laciantur
imperfect lacerer lacerēris, lacerēre lacerētur lacerēmur lacerēminī lacerentur
perfect lactus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect lactus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present lace lacite
future lacitō lacitō lacitōte laciuntō
passive present lacere laciminī
future lacitor lacitor laciuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives lacere licuisse lactūrum esse lacī lactum esse lactum īrī
participles laciēns lactūrus lactus laciendus, laciundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
laciendī laciendō laciendum laciendō lactum lactū

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • lacio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lacio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish llacio, from Latin flaccidus. Doublet of flácido.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈlaθjo/, [ˈla.θjo]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈlasjo/, [ˈla.sjo]

AdjectiveEdit

lacio (feminine lacia, masculine plural lacios, feminine plural lacias)

  1. limp, flaccid, flabby
    Synonym: flácido
    • 2011, Carolina Gonzalez Vergara, Porque Se Destruyo la Tierra?:
      Gabriela sentía sus piernas como de género lacias y débiles
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. limp (lacking stiffness)
  3. languid
    • 1911, Miguel de Unamuno, "Civilitas", in Rosario de sonetos líricos
      La envidia de morder nunca se sacia
      pues no come; por eso es que no engorda,
      y á la pobre alma á la que sola aborda
      de puro soledad la pone lacia.
  4. straight (of hair)
    • 1883, Emilia Pardo Bazán, La Tribuna
      se incorporó Amparo, apartando de la frente los negros cabellos lacios con el sudor que los empapaba

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