sculpo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From scalpo, which has undergone apophony in compounds such as exsculpo.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active sculpō, present infinitive sculpere, perfect active sculpsī, supine sculptum

  1. I carve, chisel (in stone, metal, or wood); I fashion by sculpting.

Inflection[edit]

This verb has only limited passive conjugation; only third-person passive forms are attested in surviving sources.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ernout A., Meillet A., Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue latine, 2001.