captio

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From capt- +‎ -iō

Noun[edit]

captiō f (genitive captiōnis); third declension

  1. deception, fraud, deceit
  2. quibble
  3. catch
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative captiō captiōnēs
genitive captiōnis captiōnum
dative captiōnī captiōnibus
accusative captiōnem captiōnēs
ablative captiōne captiōnibus
vocative captiō captiōnēs
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Late Latin, alternative form of captō.

Verb[edit]

present active captiō, present infinitive captiāre, perfect active captiāvī, supine captiātum

  1. Alternative form of captō ("I grasp at"; "I long for").
Inflection[edit]
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