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
    Synonyms: a dit, d'après, selon
    « Ce n’est pas à la loi de définir l’histoire », dixit Jacques Chirac.
    'It is not up to the law to define history' said Jacques Chirac.

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).


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dīxit

  1. third-person singular perfect active indicative of dīcō

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiɡsid/, [ˈd̪iɣsið]

Preposition[edit]

dixit

  1. Said by