-cida

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -cīda, from the base of caedō (I cut, strike, kill).

Suffix[edit]

-cida m or f

  1. -cide (denoting a person or substance that kills)
  2. -cidal

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -cīda, from the base of caedō (I cut, strike, kill).

Suffix[edit]

-cida m or f

  1. -cide (denoting a person or substance that kills)
  2. -cidal

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

caedō (to cut, hew, kill) +‎ -a (suffix forming masculine agent nouns)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-cīda m (genitive -cīdae); first declension

  1. Noun-forming suffix denoting “one who kills” or “one who cuts” from nouns stems.

Usage notes[edit]

  • All derived terms are masculine or common despite their use of the first declension.

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -cīda -cīdae
Genitive -cīdae -cīdārum
Dative -cīdae -cīdīs
Accusative -cīdam -cīdās
Ablative -cīdā -cīdīs
Vocative -cīda -cīdae

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Portuguese[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-cida m or f

  1. -cide (killer of)
    fungo (fungus) + ‎-cida → ‎fungicida (fungicide)

Usage notes[edit]

Masculine when referring to males and things, feminine when referring to females.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -cīda, from the base of caedō (I cut, strike, kill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-cida m or f

  1. -cide (denoting a person or substance that kills)
  2. -cidal

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