hisco

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hiō (yawn, gape).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

hīscō (defective conjugation)

  1. (intransitive) I yawn, gape, open.
  2. (intransitive) I open the mouth, mutter, murmur.
  3. (transitive) I speak, utter.

Inflection[edit]

  • This verb is defective, with only those forms based on the first principal part.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • hisco in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879