dixit

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dīxit (he or she said).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

dixit

  1. Names the author of a previously quoted statement
    « Casse-toi pauv’ con ! », dixit Nicolas Sarkozy.
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Usage notes[edit]

Although considered a preposition by dictionaries such as Le Petit Larousse the word is often used as a replacement for the verbal form a dit (said).

Synonyms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dīxit

  1. third-person singular perfect active indicative of dīcō