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Borrowed from Latin duplus, whence also Italian doppio (an inherited doublet).


duplo (feminine dupla, masculine plural dupli, feminine plural duple)

  1. duple, double


duplo m (plural dupli)

  1. duple, duplet

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Etymology 1[edit]

Inflected forms.



  1. dative masculine singular of duplus
  2. dative neuter singular of duplus
  3. ablative masculine singular of duplus
  4. ablative neuter singular of duplus

Etymology 2[edit]

From dūplus. Found in Late and legal Latin as a synonym for the Classical Latin duplicō.[1]


dūplō (present infinitive dūplāre); first conjugation, no perfect or supine stem

  1. (Late Latin) I double.
   Conjugation of dūplō (first conjugation, no supine stem, no perfect stem)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dūplō dūplās dūplat dūplāmus dūplātis dūplant
imperfect dūplābam dūplābās dūplābat dūplābāmus dūplābātis dūplābant
future dūplābō dūplābis dūplābit dūplābimus dūplābitis dūplābunt
passive present dūplor dūplāris, dūplāre dūplātur dūplāmur dūplāminī dūplantur
imperfect dūplābar dūplābāris, dūplābāre dūplābātur dūplābāmur dūplābāminī dūplābantur
future dūplābor dūplāberis, dūplābere dūplābitur dūplābimur dūplābiminī dūplābuntur
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dūplem dūplēs dūplet dūplēmus dūplētis dūplent
imperfect dūplārem dūplārēs dūplāret dūplārēmus dūplārētis dūplārent
passive present dūpler dūplēris, dūplēre dūplētur dūplēmur dūplēminī dūplentur
imperfect dūplārer dūplārēris, dūplārēre dūplārētur dūplārēmur dūplārēminī dūplārentur
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present dūplā dūplāte
future dūplātō dūplātō dūplātōte dūplantō
passive present dūplāre dūplāminī
future dūplātor dūplātor dūplantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives dūplāre dūplārī
participles dūplāns dūplandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
dūplandī dūplandō dūplandum dūplandō


  • duplo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • duplo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • duplo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • duplo in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016



Borrowed from Latin dūplus (double). Compare dobro, an inherited doublet.



duplo m (feminine singular dupla, masculine plural duplos, feminine plural duplas, not comparable)

  1. double (made up of two matching or complementary elements)
    Synonyms: dúplex, dobrado, duplicado, dúplice


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