vindicta

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vim dicare, or vindicō.

Noun[edit]

vindicta f (genitive vindictae); first declension

  1. ceremonial staff used in manumission
  2. punishment, vengeance
    Familia Griffini ad modum cxl dolo optimatum Sratewi ceciderunt; in cuius vindicta rex Grifinus Demetiam et Stratewi devastavit...
    "The family of Gruffydd to the measure of 140 [people] fell by treachery to the nobles of Ystrad Tywi; in punishment for which, King Gruffydd devastated Dyfed and Ystrad Tywi..." (Annales Cambriae, B Text)
  3. redress, satisfaction
  4. a means of vindication

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vindicta vindictae
genitive vindictae vindictārum
dative vindictae vindictīs
accusative vindictam vindictās
ablative vindictā vindictīs
vocative vindicta vindictae

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vindicta

Noun[edit]

vindicta f (plural vindictas)

  1. vengeance
    No importa cuan maña sea su voluntad de vindicta, a veces se debe conocer los límites propios
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