peccavi

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin peccāvī (I have sinned).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɛˈkɑːviː/, /pəˈkɑːvi/

Interjection[edit]

peccavi

  1. An expression of guilt or culpability.

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

peccavi (plural peccavis)

  1. An act of saying ‘peccavi’; an admission of guilt or responsibility.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 772:
      He heard the little man's rapid exhausted breathing as he began with the opening flourish of his peccavi, ‘Father, I have sinned.’

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

peccavi

  1. second-person singular imperfect indicative of peccare

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

peccāvī

  1. first-person singular perfect active indicative of peccō - I have sinned.