neco

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *nek (death, natural death); see also Welsh angeu (death), Breton ankou, Old Irish ec, Latin noxius (harmful), Latin nocere (to hurt, harm), Latin necis (murder, violent death) (as opposed to mors), Old Persian [script?] (vi-nathayatiy, he injures), Avestan [script?] (nasiieiti, disappears), [script?] (nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति (naśyati, disappear, perish).

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present active necō, present infinitive necāre, perfect active necāvī, supine necātum

  1. I kill, murder, especially without physical wounding such as by poison or hunger.
  2. (figuratively) I thwart, check.

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