-cida

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the combining stem, *-cīdō, of caedō (cut, hew; kill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-cīda m (genitive -cīdae); first declension

  1. Noun-forming suffix denoting “one who kills” or “one who cuts” from nouns stems.

Usage notes[edit]

All derived terms are masculine despite their use of the first declension.

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative -cīda -cīdae
genitive -cīdae -cīdārum
dative -cīdae -cīdīs
accusative -cīdam -cīdās
ablative -cīdā -cīdīs
vocative -cīda -cīdae

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Portuguese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-cida m, f

  1. -cide (killer of)
    fungo (fungus) + -cidafungicida (fungicide)

Usage notes[edit]

Masculine when referring to males and things, feminine when referring to females.


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -cīda, from the base of caedō (I cut, strike, kill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-cida m, f

  1. -cide (denoting a person or substance that kills)
  2. -cidal

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