capio etymology

Latin word capio comes from Proto-Indo-European - -yéti, and later Proto-Italic *kapiō (Take, seize.)

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Detailed word origin of capio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
- -yéti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*keh₂p- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*kapiō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Take, seize.
capio Latin (lat) I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.

Words with the same origin as capio

Descendants of - -yéti
accepto capere captus fiat fieri fui princeps