noceo

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *nek (death, natural death); see also Welsh angeu (death), Breton ankou, Old Irish ec, Latin noxius (harmful), Latin necis (murder, violent death) (as opposed to mors), Ancient Greek νεκρός (nekrós, dead), Old Persian [script?] (vi-nathayatiy, he injures), Avestan [script?] (nasiieiti, disappears), [script?] (nasu-, corpse), Sanskrit नश्यति (naśyati, disappear, perish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active noceō, present infinitive nocēre, perfect active nocuī, supine nocitum

  1. I injure, do harm, hurt

Usage notes[edit]

  • The injury caused may be physical or emotional.
  • Requires the object be in the dative case.

Conjugation[edit]

  • In practice, the only passive forms met with in Latin are the third-person singular forms.

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