neptis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *neptis, from Proto-Indo-European *néptih₂ (grandchild, sister's son). See also Latin nepōs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

neptis f (genitive neptis); third declension

  1. granddaughter

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem, accusative singular in -im, ablative singular in ).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative neptis neptēs
Genitive neptis neptium
Dative neptī neptibus
Accusative neptim neptēs
neptīs
Ablative neptī neptibus
Vocative neptis neptēs

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Descendants[edit]

  • Late Latin: neptia, nepta (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  • neptis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • neptis”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • neptis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette