caedes

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From caedō (I cut down, hew) +‎ -ēs.

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Noun[edit]

caedēs f (genitive caedis); third declension

  1. The act of cutting or lopping something off.
  2. The act of striking with the fist, a beating.
  3. (by extension) A murder, assassination, killing, slaughter, massacre, carnage.
  4. (metonymically) The corpses of the slain or murdered.
  5. (metonymically) The blood shed by murder, gore.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative caedēs caedēs
genitive caedis caedium
dative caedī caedibus
accusative caedem caedēs
caedīs
ablative caede caedibus
vocative caedēs caedēs

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References[edit]

  • caedes in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879