sacro

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See also: sacro-

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sacer, sacrum. Cf. also the inherited sagro.

Adjective[edit]

sacro m (feminine singular sacra, masculine plural sacros, feminine plural sacras)

  1. sacred
    Synonym: sagrado

Noun[edit]

sacro m (plural sacros)

  1. (anatomy) sacrum

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sacrum, accusative case form of sacer, from Proto-Italic *sakros, from Proto-Indo-European *sh₂krós, derived from the root *seh₂k- (to sanctify, to make a treaty).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsa.kro/
  • Hyphenation: sà‧cro

Adjective[edit]

sacro (feminine sacra, masculine plural sacri, feminine plural sacre)

  1. sacred

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Noun[edit]

sacro m (plural sacri)

  1. (anatomy) sacrum
    Synonym: osso sacro

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sacer (sacred, holy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sacrō (present infinitive sacrāre, perfect active sacrāvī, supine sacrātum); first conjugation

  1. I declare or set apart as sacred; consecrate, dedicate, hallow or devote; sanctify, enshrine
  2. I doom or devote to destruction, declare accursed, condemn
  3. (of a deity) I hold, worship or honor as sacred
  4. (by extension) I render imperishable, deify, immortalize

Conjugation[edit]

   Conjugation of sacrō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present sacrō sacrās sacrat sacrāmus sacrātis sacrant
imperfect sacrābam sacrābās sacrābat sacrābāmus sacrābātis sacrābant
future sacrābō sacrābis sacrābit sacrābimus sacrābitis sacrābunt
perfect sacrāvī sacrāvistī, sacrāstī1 sacrāvit sacrāvimus sacrāvistis, sacrāstis1 sacrāvērunt, sacrāvēre
pluperfect sacrāveram sacrāverās sacrāverat sacrāverāmus sacrāverātis sacrāverant
future perfect sacrāverō sacrāveris sacrāverit sacrāverimus sacrāveritis sacrāverint
passive present sacror sacrāris, sacrāre sacrātur sacrāmur sacrāminī sacrantur
imperfect sacrābar sacrābāris, sacrābāre sacrābātur sacrābāmur sacrābāminī sacrābantur
future sacrābor sacrāberis, sacrābere sacrābitur sacrābimur sacrābiminī sacrābuntur
perfect sacrātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect sacrātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect sacrātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present sacrem sacrēs sacret sacrēmus sacrētis sacrent
imperfect sacrārem sacrārēs sacrāret sacrārēmus sacrārētis sacrārent
perfect sacrāverim sacrāverīs sacrāverit sacrāverīmus sacrāverītis sacrāverint
pluperfect sacrāvissem, sacrāssem1 sacrāvissēs, sacrāssēs1 sacrāvisset, sacrāsset1 sacrāvissēmus, sacrāssēmus1 sacrāvissētis, sacrāssētis1 sacrāvissent, sacrāssent1
passive present sacrer sacrēris, sacrēre sacrētur sacrēmur sacrēminī sacrentur
imperfect sacrārer sacrārēris, sacrārēre sacrārētur sacrārēmur sacrārēminī sacrārentur
perfect sacrātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect sacrātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present sacrā sacrāte
future sacrātō sacrātō sacrātōte sacrantō
passive present sacrāre sacrāminī
future sacrātor sacrātor sacrantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives sacrāre sacrāvisse, sacrāsse1 sacrātūrum esse sacrārī sacrātum esse sacrātum īrī
participles sacrāns sacrātūrus sacrātus sacrandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
sacrandī sacrandō sacrandum sacrandō sacrātum sacrātū

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

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Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: shëkroj
  • English: sacre, sacrate

Adjective[edit]

sacrō

  1. dative masculine singular of sacer
  2. ablative masculine singular of sacer
  3. dative neuter singular of sacer
  4. ablative neuter singular of sacer

References[edit]

  • sacro in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sacro in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sacro in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • sacro in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sacrum (holy), from sacer (sacred, holy), from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂k- (to sanctify, to make a treaty).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sacro m (feminine singular sacra, masculine plural sacros, feminine plural sacras, comparable)

  1. sacred
    Synonyms: sagrado, santo, venerável

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Noun[edit]

sacro m (plural sacros)

  1. sacrum (bone)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sacer, sacrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsakɾo/, [ˈsa.kɾo]

Adjective[edit]

sacro (feminine sacra, masculine plural sacros, feminine plural sacras) (superlative sacratísimo)

  1. sacred
    Synonyms: sagrado, santo
  2. (anatomy) sacral (of the sacrum)

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Noun[edit]

sacro m (plural sacros)

  1. (anatomy) sacrum

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