cupio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Proto-Indo-European root akin to *kwep- (to smoke, boil, move violently); see also Lithuanian kūpėti (to boil over), Old Church Slavonic кꙑпети (kypeti, to boil), Sanskrit कुप्यति (kupyati, become agitated, bubbles up).

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Verb[edit]

present active cupiō, present infinitive cupere, perfect active cupīvī, supine cupītum

  1. I desire, long for

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