sancio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Indo-European *sān- (healthy, happy) (compare Proto-Germanic *sōn-ō).

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Verb[edit]

present active sanciō, present infinitive sancīre, perfect active sānxī, supine sānctum

  1. I render, make or appoint as sacred or inviolable by a religious act.
  2. I devote, consecrate, dedicate.
  3. I forbid under the pain of punishment, enact a penalty against.
  4. (law) I fix (unalterably); establish, decree, ordain; enact, confirm, ratify, sanction.

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References[edit]

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