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See also: cúbito



Borrowed from Latin cubitus. See also gomito, an inherited doublet.


  • IPA(key): /ˈ
  • Rhymes: -ubito
  • Hyphenation: cù‧bi‧to


cubito m (plural cubiti)

  1. (literary) elbow
    Synonym: gomito
  2. (anatomy) ulna
    Synonym: ulna
  3. (historical) cubit (unit of measure)


  • cubito in – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana



Etymology 1[edit]

From cubō (I recline) +‎ -tō.


cubitō (present infinitive cubitāre, perfect active cubitāvī, supine cubitātum); first conjugation

  1. I recline, lie down (often)
   Conjugation of cubitō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cubitō cubitās cubitat cubitāmus cubitātis cubitant
imperfect cubitābam cubitābās cubitābat cubitābāmus cubitābātis cubitābant
future cubitābō cubitābis cubitābit cubitābimus cubitābitis cubitābunt
perfect cubitāvī cubitāvistī cubitāvit cubitāvimus cubitāvistis cubitāvērunt, cubitāvēre
pluperfect cubitāveram cubitāverās cubitāverat cubitāverāmus cubitāverātis cubitāverant
future perfect cubitāverō cubitāveris cubitāverit cubitāverimus cubitāveritis cubitāverint
passive present cubitor cubitāris, cubitāre cubitātur cubitāmur cubitāminī cubitantur
imperfect cubitābar cubitābāris, cubitābāre cubitābātur cubitābāmur cubitābāminī cubitābantur
future cubitābor cubitāberis, cubitābere cubitābitur cubitābimur cubitābiminī cubitābuntur
perfect cubitātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cubitātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cubitātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cubitem cubitēs cubitet cubitēmus cubitētis cubitent
imperfect cubitārem cubitārēs cubitāret cubitārēmus cubitārētis cubitārent
perfect cubitāverim cubitāverīs cubitāverit cubitāverīmus cubitāverītis cubitāverint
pluperfect cubitāvissem cubitāvissēs cubitāvisset cubitāvissēmus cubitāvissētis cubitāvissent
passive present cubiter cubitēris, cubitēre cubitētur cubitēmur cubitēminī cubitentur
imperfect cubitārer cubitārēris, cubitārēre cubitārētur cubitārēmur cubitārēminī cubitārentur
perfect cubitātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cubitātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present cubitā cubitāte
future cubitātō cubitātō cubitātōte cubitantō
passive present cubitāre cubitāminī
future cubitātor cubitātor cubitantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives cubitāre cubitāvisse cubitātūrum esse cubitārī cubitātum esse cubitātum īrī
participles cubitāns cubitātūrus cubitātus cubitandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
cubitandī cubitandō cubitandum cubitandō cubitātum cubitātū
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.


cubitō m

  1. dative singular of cubitum
  2. ablative singular of cubitum


  • cubito in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cubito in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cubito in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette



cubito m (plural cubitos)

  1. ice cube (clipping of cubito de hielo.)

Derived terms[edit]

  • cubitera (ice cube tray) (Colombia, Venezuela)

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