calumnia

LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From calvor.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

calumnia f (genitive calumniae); first declension

  1. A cunning device, trickery, artifice, sophistry, chicanery.
  2. A pretence, evasion, subterfuge.
  3. A misrepresentation, false statement, fallacy, cavil.
  4. A false accusation or prosecution, malicious charge.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative calumnia calumniae
genitive calumniae calumniārum
dative calumniae calumniīs
accusative calumniam calumniās
ablative calumniā calumniīs
vocative calumnia calumniae

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • calumnia in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

calumnia f (plural calumnias)

  1. calumny

VerbEdit

calumnia

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of calumniar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of calumniar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of calumniar.
Last modified on 28 January 2014, at 11:03