nex

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See also: NEX and nex'

English[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

nex (not comparable)

  1. Archaic form of next.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *neks, from Proto-Indo-European *neḱ- (perish, disappear). Cognate with Welsh angau (death), Breton ankou, Old Irish éc, Ancient Greek νέκυς (nékus, corpse), Old Persian 𐎻𐎴𐎰𐎹𐎫𐎹 (vi-n-θ-y-t-y /vi-nathayatiy/, he injures), Avestan 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬈𐬌𐬙𐬌(nasiieiti, disappears), 𐬥𐬀𐬯𐬎-(nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति (naśyati, disappear, perish).

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Noun[edit]

nex f (genitive necis); third declension

  1. murder, slaughter, killing, violent death (as opposed to mors)
    Synonyms: lētum, homicīdium, occīsiō, excidium, iugulum, occīdiō

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nex necēs
Genitive necis necum
Dative necī necibus
Accusative necem necēs
Ablative nece necibus
Vocative nex necēs

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Descendants[edit]

  • Sardinian: neche, neghe

References[edit]

  • nex”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nex”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • nex in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nexus.

Noun[edit]

nex n (plural nexuri)

  1. nexus

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