maledictio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From maledīcō (I speak ill of) +‎ -tiō

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maledictiō f (genitive maledictiōnis); third declension

  1. curse, evil speech
  2. condemnation
  3. slander

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative maledictiō maledictiōnēs
Genitive maledictiōnis maledictiōnum
Dative maledictiōnī maledictiōnibus
Accusative maledictiōnem maledictiōnēs
Ablative maledictiōne maledictiōnibus
Vocative maledictiō maledictiōnēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • maledictio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • maledictio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • maledictio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette