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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *prokʷe, from *pro- + *-kʷe (equivalent to pro + -que).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

prope (comparative propius, superlative proximus)

  1. near, nigh
  2. (figuratively) close in time
  3. almost, nearly
  4. better (as an approximation)

PrepositionEdit

prope (+ accusative)

  1. near, near by
    Domus mea prope lacum est.
    My house is near the lake.
  2. (figuratively) towards, about (in time)

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