See also: cida and Cida

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin -cīda, from the base of caedō (to cut, strike, kill).

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-cida m or f by sense (noun-forming suffix, plural -cides)

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

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-cida m or f (adjective-forming suffix, masculine and feminine plural -cides)

  1. -cidal

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Galician

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Etymology

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

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-cida m or f by sense (noun-forming suffix, plural -cidas)

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

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-cida m or f (adjective-forming suffix, plural -cidas)

  1. -cidal

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Italian

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Etymology

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

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-cida m or f by sense (noun-forming suffix, masculine plural -cidi, feminine plural -cide)

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

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-cida (adjective-forming suffix, masculine plural -cidi, feminine plural -cide)

  1. -cidal

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Latin

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Etymology

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

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Suffix

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-cīda m (genitive -cīdae); first declension

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

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

Declension

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First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -cīda -cīdae
Genitive -cīdae -cīdārum
Dative -cīdae -cīdīs
Accusative -cīdam -cīdās
Ablative -cīdā -cīdīs
Vocative -cīda -cīdae

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Descendants

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  • English: -cide (merged with -cīdium)
  • French: -cide
  • Spanish: -cida

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Portuguese

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin -cīda, from the base of caedō (to cut, to strike, to kill).

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-cida m or f by sense (noun-forming suffix, plural -cidas)

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

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

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Spanish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin -cīda, from the base of caedō (to cut, strike, kill).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθida/ [ˈθi.ð̞a]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈsida/ [ˈsi.ð̞a]
  • Rhymes: -ida
  • Syllabification: -ci‧da

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-cida m or f by sense (noun-forming suffix, plural -cidas)

  1. -cide (denoting a person that kills)

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-cida m (noun-forming suffix, plural -cidas)

  1. -cide (denoting a substance that kills)

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-cida m or f (adjective-forming suffix, masculine and feminine plural -cidas)

  1. -cidal

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