capire

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *capīre, from Latin capere, present active infinitive of capiō (I take in, understand), from Proto-Italic *kapiō, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂pyéti, from the root *keh₂p- (to seize, grab). Compare Galician, Spanish and Portuguese caber (to fit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈpi.re/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

capire

  1. (transitive) understand, get the point, take the point
    Synonyms: afferrare, comprendere, intendere
  2. (rare, intransitive) to fit (in something)
    Synonyms: entrare, starci

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