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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *rapīre, from Latin rapere, present active infinitive of rapiō, from Proto-Italic *rapiō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rp-i-, from *h₁rep- (to snatch).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /raˈpi.re/
  • Rhymes: -ire
  • Hyphenation: ra‧pì‧re

VerbEdit

rapìre (first-person singular present rapìsco or (poetic) ràpo, first-person singular past historic rapìi, past participle rapìto, auxiliary avere) (transitive)

  1. to kidnap or abduct
  2. to captivate

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