pernicies

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pernecō (kill, slay outright) +‎ -iēs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perniciēs f (genitive perniciēī); fifth declension

  1. ruin
  2. disaster
  3. bane, pest
  4. (figuratively) execution, death

DeclensionEdit

Fifth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative perniciēs perniciēs
Genitive perniciēī perniciērum
Dative perniciēī perniciēbus
Accusative perniciem perniciēs
Ablative perniciē perniciēbus
Vocative perniciēs perniciēs

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DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: pernicie

ReferencesEdit

  • pernicies in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pernicies in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pernicies in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be ruined, undone: in perniciem incurrere
    • to compass, devise a man's overthrow, ruin: perniciem (exitium) alicui afferre, moliri, parare