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See also: cariés, caríes, and cáries

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin caries.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caries (countable and uncountable, plural caries)

  1. The progressive destruction of bone or tooth by decay

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From careō (to lack) +‎ -iēs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cariēs f (genitive cariēī); fifth declension

  1. rot, rottenness, corruption

InflectionEdit

Fifth declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cariēs cariēs
Genitive cariēī cariērum
Dative cariēī cariēbus
Accusative cariem cariēs
Ablative cariē cariēbus
Vocative cariēs cariēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • caries in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • caries in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • caries in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 93

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin caries.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caries f (plural caries)

  1. (dentistry) caries, cavity

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