nepos

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See also: Nepos and Népos

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *nepōts, from Proto-Indo-European *népōts. Cognates include Sanskrit नपात् ‎(nápāt), Old Persian 𐎴𐎱𐎠 ‎(napā), Ancient Greek ἀνεψιός ‎(anepsiós) and Old English nefa. More at neve.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nepōs m, f ‎(genitive nepōtis); third declension

  1. a grandson
  2. a granddaughter
  3. a nephew
  4. a descendant
  5. (figuratively) a spendthrift, prodigal

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nepōs nepōtēs
genitive nepōtis nepōtum
dative nepōtī nepōtibus
accusative nepōtem nepōtēs
ablative nepōte nepōtibus
vocative nepōs nepōtēs

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