ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin maledicus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈlɛ.di.ko/, [mäˈl̺ɛːd̪iko]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧lè‧di‧co

AdjectiveEdit

maledico (feminine singular maledica, masculine plural maledici, feminine plural malediche)

  1. (literary) slanderous
    Synonyms: calunniatore, diffamatore, maldicente

NounEdit

maledico m (plural maledici, feminine maledica)

  1. slanderer
    Synonyms: malalingua, maldicente

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ma.leˈdi.ko/, [mäl̺eˈd̪iːko]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧le‧dì‧co

VerbEdit

maledico

  1. first-person singular present indicative of maledire

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From male (wickedly, badly) + dīcō (say, speak).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

maledīcō (present infinitive maledīcere, perfect active maledīxī, supine maledictum); third conjugation, irregular short imperative

  1. I slander, speak ill of.
  2. I curse.

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of maledīcō (third conjugation, irregular short imperative)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present maledīcō maledīcis maledīcit maledīcimus maledīcitis maledīcunt
imperfect maledīcēbam maledīcēbās maledīcēbat maledīcēbāmus maledīcēbātis maledīcēbant
future maledīcam maledīcēs maledīcet maledīcēmus maledīcētis maledīcent
perfect maledīxī maledīxistī maledīxit maledīximus maledīxistis maledīxērunt, maledīxēre
pluperfect maledīxeram maledīxerās maledīxerat maledīxerāmus maledīxerātis maledīxerant
future perfect maledīxerō maledīxeris maledīxerit maledīxerimus maledīxeritis maledīxerint
passive present maledīcor maledīceris, maledīcere maledīcitur maledīcimur maledīciminī maledīcuntur
imperfect maledīcēbar maledīcēbāris, maledīcēbāre maledīcēbātur maledīcēbāmur maledīcēbāminī maledīcēbantur
future maledīcar maledīcēris, maledīcēre maledīcētur maledīcēmur maledīcēminī maledīcentur
perfect maledictus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect maledictus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect maledictus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present maledīcam maledīcās maledīcat maledīcāmus maledīcātis maledīcant
imperfect maledīcerem maledīcerēs maledīceret maledīcerēmus maledīcerētis maledīcerent
perfect maledīxerim maledīxerīs maledīxerit maledīxerīmus maledīxerītis maledīxerint
pluperfect maledīxissem maledīxissēs maledīxisset maledīxissēmus maledīxissētis maledīxissent
passive present maledīcar maledīcāris, maledīcāre maledīcātur maledīcāmur maledīcāminī maledīcantur
imperfect maledīcerer maledīcerēris, maledīcerēre maledīcerētur maledīcerēmur maledīcerēminī maledīcerentur
perfect maledictus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect maledictus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present maledīc, maledīce maledīcite
future maledīcitō maledīcitō maledīcitōte maledīcuntō
passive present maledīcere maledīciminī
future maledīcitor maledīcitor maledīcuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives maledīcere maledīxisse maledictūrum esse maledīcī maledictum esse maledictum īrī
participles maledīcēns maledictūrus maledictus maledīcendus, maledīcundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
maledīcendī maledīcendō maledīcendum maledīcendō maledictum maledictū

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ReferencesEdit

  • maledico in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • maledico in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers