pernicies

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

perniciēs f (genitive perniciēī); fifth declension

  1. ruin
  2. disaster
  3. bane, pest
  4. (figurative) execution, death

Inflection[edit]

Fifth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative perniciēs perniciēs
genitive perniciēī perniciērum
dative perniciēī perniciēbus
accusative perniciem perniciēs
ablative perniciē perniciēbus
vocative perniciēs perniciēs

References[edit]

  • pernicies in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pernicies in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pernicies” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be ruined, undone: in perniciem incurrere
    • to compass, devise a man's overthrow, ruin: perniciem (exitium) alicui afferre, moliri, parare