contumelia

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin contumēlia (contumely, insult).

Noun[edit]

contumelia f (plural contumelie)

  1. contumely, insult

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to contumāx.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

contumēlia f (genitive contumēliae); first declension

  1. insult, reproach, contumely, abuse, affront, invective.
  2. humiliation, injury; assault, violence.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative contumēlia contumēliae
genitive contumēliae contumēliārum
dative contumēliae contumēliīs
accusative contumēliam contumēliās
ablative contumēliā contumēliīs
vocative contumēlia contumēliae

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References[edit]

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