facinus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*dʰeh₁-

From faciō.

Noun[edit]

facinus n ‎(genitive facinoris); third declension

  1. deed, action
  2. especially crime, wickedness, evil deed.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative facinus facinora
genitive facinoris facinorum
dative facinorī facinoribus
accusative facinus facinora
ablative facinore facinoribus
vocative facinus facinora

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References[edit]

  • facinus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • facinus” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • monstrous: o facinus indignum! (Ter. Andr. 1. 1. 118)
    • to do a criminal deed: facinus facere, committere
    • to commit some blameworthy action: facinus, culpam in se admittere