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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

caedō (to cut, hew, kill) +‎ -a (suffix forming masculine agent nouns)

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-cīda m (genitive -cīdae); first declension

  1. Noun-forming suffix denoting “one who kills” or “one who cuts” from nouns stems.

Usage notesEdit

  • All derived terms are masculine or common despite their use of the first declension.

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative -cīda -cīdae
genitive -cīdae -cīdārum
dative -cīdae -cīdīs
accusative -cīdam -cīdās
ablative -cīdā -cīdīs
vocative -cīda -cīdae

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

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PortugueseEdit

SuffixEdit

-cida m, f

  1. -cide (killer of)
    fungo (fungus) + ‎-cida → ‎fungicida (fungicide)

Usage notesEdit

Masculine when referring to males and things, feminine when referring to females.


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin -cīda, from the base of caedō (I cut, strike, kill).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-cida m, f

  1. -cide (denoting a person or substance that kills)
  2. -cidal

Derived termsEdit

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