manceps

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *manukaps through syncope. Surface etymology: from manus(hand) +‎ -ceps(taker).

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Noun[edit]

manceps m ‎(genitive mancipis); third declension

  1. purchaser, renter
  2. contractor, agent
  3. surety, bondsman
  4. owner, proprietor, possessor

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative manceps mancipēs
genitive mancipis mancipum
dative mancipī mancipibus
accusative mancipem mancipēs
ablative mancipe mancipibus
vocative manceps mancipēs

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