inceptum

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

inceptum n (genitive inceptī); second declension

  1. beginning
  2. attempt, enterprise

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative inceptum incepta
genitive inceptī inceptōrum
dative inceptō inceptīs
accusative inceptum incepta
ablative inceptō inceptīs
vocative inceptum incepta

Participle[edit]

inceptum

  1. nominative neuter singular of inceptus
  2. accusative masculine singular of inceptus
  3. accusative neuter singular of inceptus
  4. vocative neuter singular of inceptus

Verb[edit]

inceptum

  1. supine of incipiō

References[edit]

  • inceptum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inceptum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “inceptum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • inceptum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to persevere in one's resolve: in incepto or conatu perstare
    • (ambiguous) to give up one's project: incepto or conatu desistere