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pecco (countable and uncountable, plural peccos)

  1. Dated form of pekoe.





  1. first-person singular indicative present of peccare



From Proto-Italic *petkāō, from Proto-Indo-European verbal root *ped- (to walk, fall, stumble); see *pṓds (the same source as Hittite [script needed] (pata), Latin pēs, pedis, Tocharian A pe, Tocharian B paiyye, Lithuanian pāda (sole (foot)), Russian под (pod, ground), Ancient Greek πούς, ποδός (poús, podós), Albanian shputë (palm, foot sole), Old Armenian ոտն (otn), Sanskrit पद् (pád)).[1]



peccō (present infinitive peccāre, perfect active peccāvī, supine peccātum); first conjugation

  1. I sin, transgress
    saepe magnōque cum gaudiō peccōI often sin, and with great joy
  2. I offend.


   Conjugation of peccō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present peccō peccās peccat peccāmus peccātis peccant
imperfect peccābam peccābās peccābat peccābāmus peccābātis peccābant
future peccābō peccābis peccābit peccābimus peccābitis peccābunt
perfect peccāvī peccāvistī, peccāstī1 peccāvit peccāvimus peccāvistis, peccāstis1 peccāvērunt, peccāvēre
pluperfect peccāveram peccāverās peccāverat peccāverāmus peccāverātis peccāverant
future perfect peccāverō peccāveris peccāverit peccāverimus peccāveritis peccāverint
passive present peccor peccāris, peccāre peccātur peccāmur peccāminī peccantur
imperfect peccābar peccābāris, peccābāre peccābātur peccābāmur peccābāminī peccābantur
future peccābor peccāberis, peccābere peccābitur peccābimur peccābiminī peccābuntur
perfect peccātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect peccātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect peccātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present peccem peccēs peccet peccēmus peccētis peccent
imperfect peccārem peccārēs peccāret peccārēmus peccārētis peccārent
perfect peccāverim peccāverīs peccāverit peccāverīmus peccāverītis peccāverint
pluperfect peccāvissem, peccāssem1 peccāvissēs, peccāssēs1 peccāvisset, peccāsset1 peccāvissēmus, peccāssēmus1 peccāvissētis, peccāssētis1 peccāvissent, peccāssent1
passive present peccer peccēris, peccēre peccētur peccēmur peccēminī peccentur
imperfect peccārer peccārēris, peccārēre peccārētur peccārēmur peccārēminī peccārentur
perfect peccātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect peccātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present peccā peccāte
future peccātō peccātō peccātōte peccantō
passive present peccāre peccāminī
future peccātor peccātor peccantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives peccāre peccāvisse, peccāsse1 peccātūrum esse peccārī peccātum esse peccātum īrī
participles peccāns peccātūrus peccātus peccandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
peccandī peccandō peccandum peccandō peccātum peccātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

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  • pecco in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pecco in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pecco in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • he has made several mistakes: saepe (crebro, multa) peccavit, erravit, lapsus est
  1. ^ Ramat, The Indo-European languages