dico

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apocopic form of dictionnaire +‎ -o.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dico m ‎(plural dicos)

  1. (informal) dictionary
    J'adore ce dico!
    I love this dictionary

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

dico

  1. first-person singular present tense of dire

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *deikō, from Proto-Indo-European *deyḱ- ‎(to show, point out). Cognates include Oscan 𐌃𐌄𐌝𐌊𐌖𐌌 ‎(deíkum, to show, point out), Sanskrit दिशति ‎(diśáti), Ancient Greek δείκνυμι ‎(deíknumi) and Old English tǣċan (English teach).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiː.koː/
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Verb[edit]

dīcō ‎(present infinitive dīcere, perfect active dīxī, supine dictum); third conjugation, irregular short imperative

  1. I say, utter; mention; talk, speak.
    Dixit duas res ei rubori fuisse.
    He said that two things had abashed him.
  2. I declare, state.
    1. I affirm, assert (positively).
  3. I tell.
  4. I appoint, fix, name (to an office).
  5. I call, name.
  6. (law, followed by ad) I plead (before).
  7. I speak in reference to, refer to.
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of dico (third conjugation, irregular short imperative)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dīcō dīcis dīcit dīcimus dīcitis dīcunt
imperfect dīcēbam dīcēbās dīcēbat dīcēbāmus dīcēbātis dīcēbant
future dīcam dīcēs dīcet dīcēmus dīcētis dīcent
perfect dīxī dīxistī dīxit dīximus dīxistis dīxērunt, dīxēre
pluperfect dīxeram dīxerās dīxerat dīxerāmus dīxerātis dīxerant
future perfect dīxerō dīxeris dīxerit dīxerimus dīxeritis dīxerint
passive present dīcor dīceris, dīcere dīcitur dīcimur dīciminī dīcuntur
imperfect dīcēbar dīcēbāris, dīcēbāre dīcēbātur dīcēbāmur dīcēbāminī dīcēbantur
future dīcar dīcēris, dīcēre dīcētur dīcēmur dīcēminī dīcentur
perfect dictus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect dictus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect dictus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dīcam dīcās dīcat dīcāmus dīcātis dīcant
imperfect dīcerem dīcerēs dīceret dīcerēmus dīcerētis dīcerent
perfect dīxerim dīxerīs dīxerit dīxerīmus dīxerītis dīxerint
pluperfect dīxissem dīxissēs dīxisset dīxissēmus dīxissētis dīxissent
passive present dīcar dīcāris, dīcāre dīcātur dīcāmur dīcāminī dīcantur
imperfect dīcerer dīcerēris, dīcerēre dīcerētur dīcerēmur dīcerēminī dīcerentur
perfect dictus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect dictus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dīc, dīce dīcite
future dīcitō dīcitō dīcitōte dīcuntō
passive present dīcere dīciminī
future dīcitor dīcitor dīcuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives dīcere dīxisse dictūrus esse dīcī dictus esse dictum īrī
participles dīcēns dictūrus dictus dīcendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
dīcere dīcendī dīcendō dīcendum dictum dictū
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dicō ‎(present infinitive dicāre, perfect active dicāvī, supine dicātum); first conjugation

  1. I dedicate, devote.
  2. I consecrate, deify.
  3. I appropriate to, devote to, assign to, set apart for.
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of dico (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dicō dicās dicat dicāmus dicātis dicant
imperfect dicābam dicābās dicābat dicābāmus dicābātis dicābant
future dicābō dicābis dicābit dicābimus dicābitis dicābunt
perfect dicāvī dicāvistī dicāvit dicāvimus dicāvistis dicāvērunt, dicāvēre
pluperfect dicāveram dicāverās dicāverat dicāverāmus dicāverātis dicāverant
future perfect dicāverō dicāveris dicāverit dicāverimus dicāveritis dicāverint
passive present dicor dicāris, dicāre dicātur dicāmur dicāminī dicantur
imperfect dicābar dicābāris, dicābāre dicābātur dicābāmur dicābāminī dicābantur
future dicābor dicāberis, dicābere dicābitur dicābimur dicābiminī dicābuntur
perfect dicātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect dicātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect dicātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dicem dicēs dicet dicēmus dicētis dicent
imperfect dicārem dicārēs dicāret dicārēmus dicārētis dicārent
perfect dicāverim dicāverīs dicāverit dicāverīmus dicāverītis dicāverint
pluperfect dicāvissem dicāvissēs dicāvisset dicāvissēmus dicāvissētis dicāvissent
passive present dicer dicēris, dicēre dicētur dicēmur dicēminī dicentur
imperfect dicārer dicārēris, dicārēre dicārētur dicārēmur dicārēminī dicārentur
perfect dicātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect dicātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dicā dicāte
future dicātō dicātō dicātōte dicantō
passive present dicāre dicāminī
future dicātor dicātor dicantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives dicāre dicāvisse dicātūrus esse dicārī dicātus esse dicātum īrī
participles dicāns dicātūrus dicātus dicandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
dicāre dicandī dicandō dicandum dicātum dicātū
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