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Etymology edit

From French lycée and Italian liceo, both from Latin lyceum, ultimately from Ancient Greek Λύκειον (Lúkeion, Lyceum).

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  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [liˈt͡seo]
  • Rhymes: -eo
  • Hyphenation: li‧ce‧o

Noun edit

liceo (accusative singular liceon, plural liceoj, accusative plural liceojn)

  1. (France, Italy) secondary school, lyceum
    Synonyms: gimnazio, mezlernejo

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Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /liˈt͡ʃɛ.o/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛo
  • Hyphenation: li‧cè‧o

Noun edit

liceo m (plural licei)

  1. a type of Italian secondary school/high school focused on the study of humanistic subjects; lyceum
    Hypernyms: (secondary school) scuola secondaria, (high school) scuola superiore
    Hyponyms: (classical lyceum) liceo classico, (scientific lyceum, focused on the study of mathematics and scientific subjects) liceo scientifico, (dated, linguistic lyceum) liceo moderno, (linguistic lyceum, focused on the study of foreign languages) liceo linguistico, (art lyceum, focused on the study of art subjects) liceo artistico

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Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *leyk- (to prepare for sale). Cognate with liceor and licet.

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liceō (present infinitive licēre, perfect active licuī, supine licitum); second conjugation, no passive

  1. to be for sale
    Synonym: pendeō
  2. to have a price; to fetch; to value

Conjugation edit

   Conjugation of liceō (second conjugation, active only)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present liceō licēs licet licēmus licētis licent
imperfect licēbam licēbās licēbat licēbāmus licēbātis licēbant
future licēbō licēbis licēbit licēbimus licēbitis licēbunt
perfect licuī licuistī licuit licuimus licuistis licuērunt,
pluperfect licueram licuerās licuerat licuerāmus licuerātis licuerant
future perfect licuerō licueris licuerit licuerimus licueritis licuerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present liceam liceās liceat liceāmus liceātis liceant
imperfect licērem licērēs licēret licērēmus licērētis licērent
perfect licuerim licuerīs licuerit licuerīmus licuerītis licuerint
pluperfect licuissem licuissēs licuisset licuissēmus licuissētis licuissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present licē licēte
future licētō licētō licētōte licentō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives licēre licuisse licitūrum esse
participles licēns licitūrus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
licendī licendō licendum licendō licitum licitū

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin lyceum, from Ancient Greek Λύκειον (Lúkeion) (the name of a gymnasium, or athletic training facility, near Athens where Aristotle established his school), from Λύκειος ("Lycian" or "wolf-killer"). Probably influenced or derived directly from French lycée.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /liˈθeo/ [liˈθe.o]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /liˈseo/ [liˈse.o]
  • Rhymes: -eo
  • Syllabification: li‧ce‧o

Noun edit

liceo m (plural liceos)

  1. (Latin America) secondary school, high school (in some countries)
    Synonyms: secundaria, escuela secundaria

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