capio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *kapjō, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pi- (compare Breton kavout, English have, heave, Lithuanian kàmpt, Albanian kap, Ancient Greek κάπτω (káptō)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active capiō, present infinitive capere, perfect active cēpī, supine captum

  1. I capture, seize, take.
  2. I take on.
  3. I take in, understand.

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Noun[edit]

capiō f (genitive capiōnis); third declension

  1. A taking
  2. (law) The right of property acquired by prescription.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative capiō capiōnēs
genitive capiōnis capiōnum
dative capiōnī capiōnibus
accusative capiōnem capiōnēs
ablative capiōne capiōnibus
vocative capiō capiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • capio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879