See also: NEX and nex'

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nex (not comparable)

  1. Archaic form of next.

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From Proto-Italic *neks, from Proto-Indo-European *neḱ- (perish, disappear). Cognate with Welsh angau (death), Breton ankou, Old Irish éc, Ancient Greek νέκυς (nékus, corpse), Old Persian 𐎻𐎴𐎰𐎹𐎫𐎹 (vi-n-θ-y-t-y /⁠vi-nathayatiy⁠/, he injures), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌 (nasiieiti, disappears), 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬎- (nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति (naśyati, disappear, perish).

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nex f (genitive necis); third declension

  1. murder, slaughter, killing, violent death (as opposed to mors)
    Synonyms: lētum, homicīdium, occīsiō, excidium, iugulum, occīdiō

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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nex necēs
Genitive necis necum
Dative necī necibus
Accusative necem necēs
Ablative nece necibus
Vocative nex necēs

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  • Sardinian: neche, neghe

References edit

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

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Borrowed from Latin nexus.

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nex n (plural nexuri)

  1. nexus

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