hypocrisis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ῠ̔πόκρῐσῐς (hupókrisis).

Noun[edit]

hypocrisis f (genitive hypocrisis or hypocriseōs or hypocrisios); third declension

  1. mimicry
  2. hypocrisy

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (Greek-type, i-stem, i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hypocrisis hypocrisēs
hypocriseis
Genitive hypocrisis
hypocriseōs
hypocrisios
hypocrisium
Dative hypocrisī hypocrisibus
Accusative hypocrisim
hypocrisin
hypocrisem1
hypocrisēs
hypocrisīs
Ablative hypocrisī
hypocrise1
hypocrisibus
Vocative hypocrisis
hypocrisi
hypocrisēs
hypocriseis

1Found sometimes in Medieval and New Latin.

Descendants[edit]

  • Old French: ypocrisie
  • Portuguese: hipocrisia

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