praesaepe

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From praesaepiō (barricade, fence in).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

praesaepe n (genitive praesaepis); third declension

  1. enclosure, pen, fold
  2. (by extension) hut, dwelling
  3. a crib
  4. (astronomy) space between the two stars called Aselli in the constellation of Cancer.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, “pure” i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative praesaepe praesaepia
Genitive praesaepis praesaepium
Dative praesaepī praesaepibus
Accusative praesaepe praesaepia
Ablative praesaepī praesaepibus
Vocative praesaepe praesaepia

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: presepe
  • Portuguese: pesebre, presepe
  • Spanish: pesebre

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