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matricidium

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

māter (mother) +‎ -cīdium

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NounEdit

mātricīdium n (genitive mātricīdiī or mātricīdī); second declension

  1. The murder of one's mother, matricide.

InflectionEdit

Second declension, nominative singular in -ium.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mātricīdium mātricīdia
genitive mātricīdiī,
mātricīdī1
mātricīdiōrum
dative mātricīdiō mātricīdiīs
accusative mātricīdium mātricīdia
ablative mātricīdiō mātricīdiīs
vocative mātricīdium mātricīdia

1In earlier Latin.

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ReferencesEdit

  • matricidium” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • matricidium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français (1934)