maleficium

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

maleficium n ‎(genitive maleficiī); second declension

  1. crime, misdeed, offence
  2. injury, hurt, wrong
  3. fraud, deception

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative maleficium maleficia
genitive maleficiī maleficiōrum
dative maleficiō maleficiīs
accusative maleficium maleficia
ablative maleficiō maleficiīs
vocative maleficium maleficia

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • maleficium” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • maleficium” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to return evil for good: benefacta maleficiis pensare
    • to return good for evil: maleficia benefactis remunerari
    • to return good for evil: pro maleficiis beneficia reddere
    • his guilty conscience gives him no rest: conscientiae maleficiorum stimulant aliquem