peccavi

peccavi

[pe-key-vahy, -vee, -kah-vee]
noun, plural peccavis.
a confession of guilt or sin.

Origin:
1500–10; < Latin: literally, I have sinned, perfect 1st person singular of peccāre to go wrong

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peccavi (pɛˈkɑːviː)
 
n , pl -vis
a confession of guilt
 
[C16: from Latin, literally: I have sinned, from peccāre]

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peccavi
1553, from L., lit. "I have sinned;" past tense of peccare "to sin." So, peccavimus "we have sinned;" peccavit "he has sinned."
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