caries

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See also: cariés, caríes, and cáries

English[edit]

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Borrowed from Latin caries.

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caries (countable and uncountable, plural caries)

  1. The progressive destruction of bone or tooth by decay

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

caries f

  1. plural of carie

Verb[edit]

caries

  1. second-person singular present indicative of carier
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of carier

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From careō (to lack) +‎ -iēs.

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Noun[edit]

cariēs f (genitive cariēī); fifth declension

  1. rot, rottenness, corruption

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Fifth declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cariēs cariēs
Genitive cariēī cariērum
Dative cariēī cariēbus
Accusative cariem cariēs
Ablative cariē cariēbus
Vocative cariēs cariēs

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References[edit]

  • caries in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • caries in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • caries in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 93

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin caries.

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Noun[edit]

caries f (plural caries)

  1. (dentistry) caries, cavity

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