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Etymology 1 edit

From Latin maledicus.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /maˈlɛ.di.ko/
  • Rhymes: -ɛdiko
  • Hyphenation: ma‧lè‧di‧co

Adjective edit

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

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

maledico m (plural maledici, feminine maledica)

  1. slanderer
    Synonyms: malalingua, maldicente

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ma.leˈdi.ko/
  • Rhymes: -iko
  • Hyphenation: ma‧le‧dì‧co

Verb edit

maledico

  1. first-person singular present indicative of maledire

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Latin edit

Etymology edit

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

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Verb edit

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

  1. to slander, speak ill of
  2. to curse
    Synonyms: īnsultō, exsecror, obloquor, compello, pulsō, intrahō, invehō, incessō
    Antonym: benedīcō

Conjugation edit

   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,
maledīce1
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

1Archaic.

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References edit

  • 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