percipio etymology

Latin word percipio comes from Latin capere, Latin per-

Detailed word origin of percipio

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
capere Latin (lat)
per- Latin (lat) Used to form verbs that are intensive or completive, conveying the idea of doing something all the way through or entirely.. Used to make adjectives or verbs that are "very" something.
percipio Latin (lat) I feel. I learn, know, conceive, understand. I perceive, observe, notice. I seize or take on (entirely); assume; earn; occupy, keep (i.e. maintain control).

Words with the same origin as percipio

Descendants of capere
captus princeps
Descendants of per-
perire perpetuum