decerno

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

decerno

  1. first-person singular present indicative of decernere

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From de (of; from, away from) + cernō (see, discern).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active dēcernō, present infinitive dēcernere, perfect active dēcrēvī, supine dēcrētum

  1. (with accusative or absolute ablative) I decide, settle or determine something disputed or doubtful.
  2. (law) I pronounce a decision concerning something; decide, determine, judge, declare, decree; vote for something.
  3. (military) I decide by combat; fight, combat, contend.

Inflection[edit]

Note that the dēcrēvisse is sometimes written as dēcrēsse and dēcrēverō as dēcrērō.

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References[edit]

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