capax

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from capiō (I hold, contain, am large enough for) +‎ -āx (inclined to).

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Adjective[edit]

capāx (genitive capācis); third declension

  1. That can contain or hold much; wide, large, spacious, capacious, roomy.
  2. Susceptible, capable of, able, apt, fit for.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative capāx capācēs capācia
genitive capācis capācium
dative capācī capācibus
accusative capācem capāx capācēs capācia
ablative capācī capācibus
vocative capāx capācēs capācia

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References[edit]

  • capax in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • capax in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “capax”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • capax” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)