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participle (s) (noun), participles (pl)
Etymology: a variant of participe, from Latin participium; literally, "a sharing, a partaking"; from particeps, "partaker". In the grammatical sense, the Latin translates Gk. metokhe "sharer, partaker," and the idea is "partaking" of the nature of both a noun and an adjective.
This entry is located in the following units: cap-, cip-, capt-, cept-, ceive, -ceipt, -ceit, -cipient (page 9) part-, parti- (page 3)