potis

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Latin[уреди]

Etymology[уреди]

From Пра-Индо-Европски *pótis (owner, master, host, husband). Cognate with Ancient Greek πόσις (pósis)

, Sanskrit पति (páti)

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Pronunciation[уреди]

Adjective[уреди]

potis m or f (neuter potis or pote)

  1. able, capable, possible
    • Cicero letters to Atticus with an English translation by E. O. Winstedt- In three volumes, I, 1912, page 302–303 containing Ciceronis epistulae ad Atticum, IV, XIII:
      Sed mehercule velim res istas et praesentem statum rei publicae, et quo animo consules ferant hunc σκυλμόν, scribas ad me quantum pote.
      But I hope to goodness you will write me as full a description as possible of that affair and of the present state of politics and tell me how the consuls are taking all this pother.

Inflection[уреди]

Rarely inflected in the positive sense and then only by gender with potis for masculine and feminine gender and pote for neuter gender..