calumnior

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From calumnia ‎(trickery, artifice).

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Verb[edit]

calumnior ‎(present infinitive calumniārī, perfect active calumniātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I depreciate, misrepresent, cavil at, calumniate, blame unjustly, blackmail
  2. I contrive tricks, intrigue.
  3. (law) I accuse falsely, bring false information against someone.
  4. (law) I practise legal chicanery, trickery, or subterfuge.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of calumnior (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present calumnior calumniāris, calumniāre calumniātur calumniāmur calumniāminī calumniantur
imperfect calumniābar calumniābāris, calumniābāre calumniābātur calumniābāmur calumniābāminī calumniābantur
future calumniābor calumniāberis, calumniābere calumniābitur calumniābimur calumniābiminī calumniābuntur
perfect calumniātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect calumniātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect calumniātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present calumnier calumniēris, calumniēre calumniētur calumniēmur calumniēminī calumnientur
imperfect calumniārer calumniārēris, calumniārēre calumniārētur calumniārēmur calumniārēminī calumniārentur
perfect calumniātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect calumniātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present calumniāre calumniāminī
future calumniātor calumniātor calumniantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives calumniārī calumniātus esse calumniātūrus esse calumniātum īrī
participles calumniāns calumniātus calumniātūrus calumniandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
calumniārī calumniandī calumniandō calumniandum calumniātum calumniātū

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References[edit]

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