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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin noxa (harm, damage).

NounEdit

noxa

  1. (medicine) Anything that exerts a harmful influence, such as trauma, poison, etc.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European suffixed o-grade *noks- of *neḱ- (perish, disappear); see also Middle Welsh angheu (death), Breton ankou, Old Irish éc, Latin noxius (harmful), nocere (to hurt, harm), nex (murder, violent death) (as opposed to mors), Old Persian 𐎻𐎴𐎰𐎹𐎫𐎹 (vi-nathayatiy, he injures), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌(nasyeiti, disappears), 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬎(nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति (naśyati, disappear, perish).

NounEdit

noxa f (genitive noxae); first declension

  1. hurt, harm, injury
  2. fault, offence, crime

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative noxa noxae
Genitive noxae noxārum
Dative noxae noxīs
Accusative noxam noxās
Ablative noxā noxīs
Vocative noxa noxae

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ReferencesEdit

  • noxa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • noxa in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • noxa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • noxa in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • noxa in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin