neco

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *neḱ- (perish, disappear); see also Middle Welsh angheu (death), Breton ankou, Old Irish éc, Latin noxius (harmful), Latin nocere (to hurt, harm), Latin nex (murder, violent death) (as opposed to mors), Ancient Greek νέκυς (nékus, a dead body) and νεκρός (nekrós, dead), Old Persian 𐎻𐎴𐎰𐎹𐎫𐎹 (vi-nathayatiy, he injures), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌 (nasyeiti, disappears), 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬎 (nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति (naśyati, disappear, perish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

necō (present infinitive necāre, perfect active necāvī, supine necātum); first conjugation

  1. I kill, murder, especially without physical wounding such as by poison or hunger.
  2. (figuratively) I thwart, check.

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of neco (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present necō necās necat necāmus necātis necant
imperfect necābam necābās necābat necābāmus necābātis necābant
future necābō necābis necābit necābimus necābitis necābunt
perfect necāvī necāvistī necāvit necāvimus necāvistis necāvērunt, necāvēre
pluperfect necāveram necāverās necāverat necāverāmus necāverātis necāverant
future perfect necāverō necāveris necāverit necāverimus necāveritis necāverint
passive present necor necāris, necāre necātur necāmur necāminī necantur
imperfect necābar necābāris, necābāre necābātur necābāmur necābāminī necābantur
future necābor necāberis, necābere necābitur necābimur necābiminī necābuntur
perfect necātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect necātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect necātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present necem necēs necet necēmus necētis necent
imperfect necārem necārēs necāret necārēmus necārētis necārent
perfect necāverim necāverīs necāverit necāverīmus necāverītis necāverint
pluperfect necāvissem necāvissēs necāvisset necāvissēmus necāvissētis necāvissent
passive present necer necēris, necēre necētur necēmur necēminī necentur
imperfect necārer necārēris, necārēre necārētur necārēmur necārēminī necārentur
perfect necātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect necātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present necā necāte
future necātō necātō necātōte necantō
passive present necāre necāminī
future necātor necātor necantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives necāre necāvisse necātūrus esse necārī necātus esse necātum īrī
participles necāns necātūrus necātus necandus

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