calumnia

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See also: calumniá and calúmnia

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From calvor.

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Noun[edit]

calumnia f (genitive calumniae); first declension

  1. A cunning device, trickery, artifice, sophistry, chicanery.
  2. A pretence, evasion, subterfuge.
  3. A misrepresentation, false statement, fallacy, cavil.
  4. A false accusation or prosecution, malicious charge.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative calumnia calumniae
genitive calumniae calumniārum
dative calumniae calumniīs
accusative calumniam calumniās
ablative calumniā calumniīs
vocative calumnia calumniae

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References[edit]

  • calumnia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • calumnia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “calumnia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • calumnia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • chicanery (specially of wrongfully accusing an innocent man): calumniae litium (Mil. 27. 74)
  • calumnia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • calumnia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

calumnia f (plural calumnias)

  1. calumny

Verb[edit]

calumnia

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of calumniar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of calumniar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of calumniar.