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EtymologyEdit

māter (mother) +‎ -cīdium

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /maː.triˈkiː.di.um/, [maː.t̪rɪˈkiː.d̪i.ʊ̃ˑ]

NounEdit

mātricīdium n (genitive mātricīdiī or mātricīdī); second declension

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

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mātricīdium mātricīdia
Genitive mātricīdiī
mātricīdī1
mātricīdiōrum
Dative mātricīdiō mātricīdiīs
Accusative mātricīdium mātricīdia
Ablative mātricīdiō mātricīdiīs
Vocative mātricīdium mātricīdia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: matricídio
  • Spanish: matricidio

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