discipulus

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*keh₂p-

From dis- + Proto-Italic *kapelos ‎(one who takes), from *kapiō ‎(take) (whence capiō).[1]

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discipulus m ‎(genitive discipulī); second declension

  1. student, pupil, disciple

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative discipulus discipulī
genitive discipulī discipulōrum
dative discipulō discipulīs
accusative discipulum discipulōs
ablative discipulō discipulīs
vocative discipule discipulī

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References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “discipulus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 172