cupido

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cupere (to desire).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cupīdō f (genitive cupīdinis); third declension

  1. desire, longing, especially amorous desire
  2. lust, passion, greed

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cupīdō cupīdinēs
genitive cupīdinis cupīdinum
dative cupīdinī cupīdinibus
accusative cupīdinem cupīdinēs
ablative cupīdine cupīdinibus
vocative cupīdō cupīdinēs

Adjective[edit]

cupido

  1. dative masculine singular of cupidus
  2. dative neuter singular of cupidus
  3. ablative masculine singular of cupidus
  4. ablative neuter plural of cupidus

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • cupido in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cupido” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • cupido in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cupido in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray