sopio

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sopor (a deep sleep).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active sōpiō, present infinitive sōpīre, perfect active sōpīvī, supine sōpītum

  1. I deprive of feeling.
  2. I lull to sleep, put to sleep.
  3. (figuratively) I kill.
  4. (figuratively) I quiet, still, settle.

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

sōpiō m (genitive sōpiōnis); third declension

  1. A drawing of a man with a prominent penis
    • Frontem tabernae sopionibus scribam - Catullus 37
    • I will draw pictures of penises on the front of the tavern
    • Ut merdas edatis, qui scripseras sopionis - Anonymous graffito in Pompeii
    • You who have drawn pictures of penises, eat shit!

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sōpiō sōpiōnēs
genitive sōpiōnis sōpiōnum
dative sōpiōnī sōpiōnibus
accusative sōpiōnem sōpiōnēs
ablative sōpiōne sōpiōnibus
vocative sōpiō sōpiōnēs

References[edit]

  • sopio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • S. A. Handford & Mary Herberg (2003), Latin-English : English-Latin Dictionary (Berlin: Langenscheidt)