Scipio

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Scipio

  1. A male given name of mostly historical use.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin scīpiō (a staff, a walking stick), from Proto-Indo-European *skap-. Cognate with Latin scamnum, scāpus, scōpa, scopiō, cippus, Ancient Greek σκήπτω (skḗptō), English shaft.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Scīpiō m (genitive Scīpiōnis); third declension

  1. A Roman cognomen, usually referring to Scipio Africanus and his close relatives.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Scīpiō Scīpiōnēs
genitive Scīpiōnis Scīpiōnum
dative Scīpiōnī Scīpiōnibus
accusative Scīpiōnem Scīpiōnēs
ablative Scīpiōne Scīpiōnibus
vocative Scīpiō Scīpiōnēs

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