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Updated: Jul 26, 2021

MOORD is die daad van een mens wat die ander doodmaak.

HOMOCIDE is the action of one person killing another.


ALFABETIES/Category:English words suffixed with -cide

Avunculicide – the act of killing an uncle(OOM) (Latin: avunculus "(maternal) uncle").

Familicide – is a multiple-victim homicide where a killer's spouse and children are slain (FAMILIE) (Latin: familia "family").

Filicide – the act of a parent killing their child (KIND/ERS)(Latin: filius "son" and Latin: filia "daughter").

Fratricide – the act of killing a brother (BROER) (Latin: frater "brother"); also, in military context, death by friendly fire.

Geronticide – the abandonment of the elderly to die, die by suicide or be killed.(GERIATRIESE)

Honour (EER) killing – the act of murdering a family member perceived to have brought disgrace to the family.

Infanticide – (BABA) the act of killing a child within the first year of its life.

Mariticide – the act of killing one's husband (Latin: maritus “husband”).

Matricide – the act of killing one's mother (MA) (Latin: mater "mother").

Neonaticide – the act of killing an infant within the first twenty-four hours or month (varies by individual and jurisdiction) of its life.

Nepoticide – the act of killing one's nephew. (NEEF)

Parricide or parenticide – the killing of one's mother, father, or other close relative.(OUERS)

Patricide – the act of killing of one's father (PA) (Latin: pater "father").

Pedicide – (KIND) the act of killing a child.

Prolicide – (EIE KIND) the act of killing one's own children.

Senicide – the killing of one's elderly family members when they can no longer work or become a burden (Latin: senex "old man").

Siblicide – the killing of an infant individual by its close relatives (full or half siblings).

Sororicide – the act of killing one's sister (SUSSIE) (Latin: soror "sister").

Uxoricide – the act of killing one's wife (VROU) (Latin: uxor "wife").

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