dico

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apocopic form of dictionnaire +‎ -o.

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Noun[edit]

dico m (plural dicos)

  1. (informal) dictionary
    J'adore ce dico!
    I love this dictionary

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dico

  1. first-person singular present tense of dire

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *deikō, from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ- (to show, point out). Cognates include Oscan 𐌃𐌄𐌉𐌊𐌖𐌌 (deíkum, to show, point out), Sanskrit दिशति (diśáti), Ancient Greek δείκνυμι (deíknumi) and Old English tǣċan (English teach).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiː.koː/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

present active dīcō, present infinitive dīcere, perfect active dīxī, supine dictum

  1. I say, utter; mention; talk, speak.
    Dixit duas res ei rubori fuisse.
    He said that two things had abashed him.
  2. I declare, state.
    1. I affirm, assert (positively).
  3. I tell.
  4. I appoint, fix, name (to an office).
  5. I call, name.
  6. (law, followed by ad) I plead (before).
  7. I speak in reference to, refer to.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

present active dicō, present infinitive dicāre, perfect active dicāvī, supine dicātum

  1. I dedicate, devote.
  2. I consecrate, deify.
  3. I appropriate to, devote to, assign to, set apart for.
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