scindo

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

scindo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of scindere

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *skey- (to split, to dissect). Compare Ancient Greek σχίζω (skhizō), Latin sciō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active scindō, present infinitive scindere, perfect active scidī, supine scissum

  1. I cut, tear, rend or break asunder; carve; split, divide or separate by force.
  2. I tear off one's travelling cloak; urge or press one to stay.
  3. I part, separate, divide.
  4. I destroy.
  5. I distract, agitate, disturb.

Inflection[edit]

Note that the perfect active indicative can be reduplicated to form scicidī.

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References[edit]

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