nepo

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin nepos (grandson, granddaughter, nephew, descendant), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂népōts.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnepo/
  • Hyphenation: ne‧po

Noun[edit]

nepo (plural nepoj, accusative singular nepon, accusative plural nepojn)

  1. grandson
  2. (nonstandard) grandchild

Usage notes[edit]

nepo traditionally means a grandson, although it is not very uncommon anymore to hear it used in a gender-neutral sense.

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