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Etymology 1[edit]


  • IPA(key): /kanˈtʃello/
  • Hyphenation: can‧cél‧lo


cancello m ‎(plural cancelli)

  1. gate, fence
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Etymology 2[edit]


  • IPA(key): /kanˈtʃɛllo/
  • Hyphenation: can‧cèl‧lo



  1. first-person singular indicative present of cancellare



From cancellī ‎(lattice, enclosure), plural of cancellus ‎(diminutive; lattice, grating), diminutive of cancer ‎(lattice).


  • (Classcial) IPA(key): /kanˈkel.loː/


cancellō ‎(present infinitive cancellāre, perfect active cancellāvī, supine cancellātum); first conjugation

  1. I make like a lattice, cover with a lattice or grid
  2. I strike or cross out, cancel


   Conjugation of cancello (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cancellō cancellās cancellat cancellāmus cancellātis cancellant
imperfect cancellābam cancellābās cancellābat cancellābāmus cancellābātis cancellābant
future cancellābō cancellābis cancellābit cancellābimus cancellābitis cancellābunt
perfect cancellāvī cancellāvistī cancellāvit cancellāvimus cancellāvistis cancellāvērunt, cancellāvēre
pluperfect cancellāveram cancellāverās cancellāverat cancellāverāmus cancellāverātis cancellāverant
future perfect cancellāverō cancellāveris cancellāverit cancellāverimus cancellāveritis cancellāverint
passive present cancellor cancellāris, cancellāre cancellātur cancellāmur cancellāminī cancellantur
imperfect cancellābar cancellābāris, cancellābāre cancellābātur cancellābāmur cancellābāminī cancellābantur
future cancellābor cancellāberis, cancellābere cancellābitur cancellābimur cancellābiminī cancellābuntur
perfect cancellātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cancellātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cancellātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cancellem cancellēs cancellet cancellēmus cancellētis cancellent
imperfect cancellārem cancellārēs cancellāret cancellārēmus cancellārētis cancellārent
perfect cancellāverim cancellāverīs cancellāverit cancellāverīmus cancellāverītis cancellāverint
pluperfect cancellāvissem cancellāvissēs cancellāvisset cancellāvissēmus cancellāvissētis cancellāvissent
passive present canceller cancellēris, cancellēre cancellētur cancellēmur cancellēminī cancellentur
imperfect cancellārer cancellārēris, cancellārēre cancellārētur cancellārēmur cancellārēminī cancellārentur
perfect cancellātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cancellātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cancellā cancellāte
future cancellātō cancellātō cancellātōte cancellantō
passive present cancellāre cancellāminī
future cancellātor cancellātor cancellantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cancellāre cancellāvisse cancellātūrus esse cancellārī cancellātus esse cancellātum īrī
participles cancellāns cancellātūrus cancellātus cancellandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
cancellāre cancellandī cancellandō cancellandum cancellātum cancellātū

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