dolus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dolus (deceit, trickery); akin to Ancient Greek δόλος (dólos, bait, ruse). Compare dolose, dolosity.

Noun[edit]

dolus (uncountable)

  1. (law) Evil intent: malice or fraud.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wharton to this entry?)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dolor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dolus m (genitive dolī); second declension

  1. trickery, deception

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative dolus dolī
genitive dolī dolōrum
dative dolō dolīs
accusative dolum dolōs
ablative dolō dolīs
vocative dole dolī

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

do- +‎ lés (compare solus)

Adjective[edit]

dolus

  1. lightless, obscure

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