sycophanta

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek συκοφάντης (sukophántēs, slanderer), from σῦκον (sûkon, fig) + φαίνω (phaínō, I show).

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Noun[edit]

sȳcophanta m (genitive sȳcophantae); first declension

  1. A snitch, informant
  2. A slanderer
  3. A trickster

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sȳcophanta sȳcophantae
genitive sȳcophantae sȳcophantārum
dative sȳcophantae sȳcophantīs
accusative sȳcophantam sȳcophantās
ablative sȳcophantā sȳcophantīs
vocative sȳcophanta sȳcophantae

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