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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *nepōts, from Proto-Indo-European *népōts.

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NounEdit

nepōs m or f (genitive nepōtis); third declension

  1. a grandson
  2. a granddaughter
  3. a nephew
  4. a niece
  5. a descendant
  6. (figuratively) a spendthrift, prodigal

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nepōs nepōtēs
Genitive nepōtis nepōtum
Dative nepōtī nepōtibus
Accusative nepōtem nepōtēs
Ablative nepōte nepōtibus
Vocative nepōs nepōtēs

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