scopo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin scopus (target).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scopo m (plural scopi)

  1. aim, end, goal
    Synonyms: fine, intento, meta, motivo, obiettivo, ragione
    Per quale scopo?For what purpose?
    È privo di scopo.It's pointless.
    • 1947, Primo Levi, “Sul fondo”, in Se questo è un uomo [If This Is a Man], Torino: Einaudi, published 1987, →ISBN, page 31:
      Le cuccette sono rifatte, ma ci hanno severamente proibito di toccarle e di sedervi sopra: così ci aggiriamo senza scopo per metà della giornata nel breve spazio disponibile, ancora tormentati dalla sete furiosa del viaggio.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

scopo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of scopare

References[edit]

  1. ^ scopo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek σκοπέω (skopéō, look (out) for).

Verb[edit]

scopō (present infinitive scopere); third conjugation, no perfect or supine stem

  1. I probe, look into, search.
Conjugation[edit]
   Conjugation of scopō (third conjugation, no supine stem, no perfect stem)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present scopō scopis scopit scopimus scopitis scopunt
imperfect scopēbam scopēbās scopēbat scopēbāmus scopēbātis scopēbant
future scopam scopēs scopet scopēmus scopētis scopent
passive present scopor scoperis, scopere scopitur scopimur scopiminī scopuntur
imperfect scopēbar scopēbāris, scopēbāre scopēbātur scopēbāmur scopēbāminī scopēbantur
future scopar scopēris, scopēre scopētur scopēmur scopēminī scopentur
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present scopam scopās scopat scopāmus scopātis scopant
imperfect scoperem scoperēs scoperet scoperēmus scoperētis scoperent
passive present scopar scopāris, scopāre scopātur scopāmur scopāminī scopantur
imperfect scoperer scoperēris, scoperēre scoperētur scoperēmur scoperēminī scoperentur
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present scope scopite
future scopitō scopitō scopitōte scopuntō
passive present scopere scopiminī
future scopitor scopitor scopuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives scopere scopī
participles scopēns scopendus, scopundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
scopendī scopendō scopendum scopendō

Etymology 2[edit]

From scōpae (broom).

Verb[edit]

scōpō (present infinitive scōpāre, perfect active scōpāvī, supine scōpātum); first conjugation

  1. I brush or sweep away.
Conjugation[edit]
   Conjugation of scōpō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present scōpō scōpās scōpat scōpāmus scōpātis scōpant
imperfect scōpābam scōpābās scōpābat scōpābāmus scōpābātis scōpābant
future scōpābō scōpābis scōpābit scōpābimus scōpābitis scōpābunt
perfect scōpāvī scōpāvistī scōpāvit scōpāvimus scōpāvistis scōpāvērunt, scōpāvēre
pluperfect scōpāveram scōpāverās scōpāverat scōpāverāmus scōpāverātis scōpāverant
future perfect scōpāverō scōpāveris scōpāverit scōpāverimus scōpāveritis scōpāverint
passive present scōpor scōpāris, scōpāre scōpātur scōpāmur scōpāminī scōpantur
imperfect scōpābar scōpābāris, scōpābāre scōpābātur scōpābāmur scōpābāminī scōpābantur
future scōpābor scōpāberis, scōpābere scōpābitur scōpābimur scōpābiminī scōpābuntur
perfect scōpātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect scōpātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect scōpātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present scōpem scōpēs scōpet scōpēmus scōpētis scōpent
imperfect scōpārem scōpārēs scōpāret scōpārēmus scōpārētis scōpārent
perfect scōpāverim scōpāverīs scōpāverit scōpāverīmus scōpāverītis scōpāverint
pluperfect scōpāvissem scōpāvissēs scōpāvisset scōpāvissēmus scōpāvissētis scōpāvissent
passive present scōper scōpēris, scōpēre scōpētur scōpēmur scōpēminī scōpentur
imperfect scōpārer scōpārēris, scōpārēre scōpārētur scōpārēmur scōpārēminī scōpārentur
perfect scōpātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect scōpātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present scōpā scōpāte
future scōpātō scōpātō scōpātōte scōpantō
passive present scōpāre scōpāminī
future scōpātor scōpātor scōpantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives scōpāre scōpāvisse scōpātūrum esse scōpārī scōpātum esse scōpātum īrī
participles scōpāns scōpātūrus scōpātus scōpandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
scōpandī scōpandō scōpandum scōpandō scōpātum scōpātū

Descendants[edit]

  • Friulian: scovâ
  • Italian: scopare
  • Occitan: escobar
  • Portuguese: escovar

References[edit]