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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

indĭcĭum: ĭi, n. id.,
I a notice, information, discovery, disclosure, charge (class.).
I Lit.: facite indicium, si quis vidit, Plaut. Cist. 4, 2, 9: id anus mihi indicium fecit, Ter. Ad. 4, 4, 7; cf. Plaut. Most. 3, 2, 57; id. Mil. 2, 3, 35; Sen. Contr. 4, 26, 6: conjurationis, Cic. Div. 2, 20, 46: rei alicujus afferre ad aliquem, Auct. Or. pro Dom. 52: deferre ad aliquem, Tac. A. 2, 28: ea res est Helvetiis per indicium enuntiata, Caes. B. G. 1, 4: convictus indicio alicujus, Sall. C. 52, 36: profiteri, to volunteer evidence (before a court, and esp. to escape punishment by turning state's evidence): sed ipse deprehensus, multis hortantibus, indicium profitetur, Sall. J. 35, 6; Plin. Ep. 3, 16, 9; so, offerre, Tac. A. 11, 35.—
   B Transf.
   1    A permission to give evidence or turn informer against one's accomplices: Vettius reus, cum esset damnatus, erat indicium postulaturus, Cic. Att. 2, 24, 4: tibi indicium postulas dari, id. Div. in Caecil. 11, 34. —
   2    A reward for giving evidence or informing: conscripserunt communiter edictum cum poena atque indicio, Cic. Off. 3, 20, 80; id. Vat. 11, 25; Petr. 97: alicui indicium dare, Dig. 12, 5, 4.—
II In gen., a sign, indication, mark, token, proof: signum vocatur σημεῖον,> quamquam id quidam indicium, quidam vestigium nominaverunt, per quod alia res intellegitur, ut per sanguinem caedes, Quint. 5, 9, 9; 5, 7, 36: indicia et vestigia veneni, Cic. Clu. 10, 30: indicia atque argumenta certissima sceleris, id. Cat. 3, 5, 13: scelerum ostendere, Auct. Har. Resp. 12: parricidiorum, Cic. Sull. 27, 17: animi, Auct. Cic. ap. Senat. 4: insigne meae erga te benevolentiae, Cic. Fam. 7, 6, 1: res indicium haec facit, quo pacto, etc., Ter. Hec. 4, 1, 31: dare, i. q. ostendere, Varr. L. L. 9, § 19 Müll.: edere, the same, Lucr. 2, 556: indicio esse, to serve as proof, be a proof: de se ipse erit, Ter. Ad. prol. 4: ei rei indicio sunt sexdecim volumina epistu larum, Nep. Att. 16: quae domus erat ipsa indicio tui crudelissimi dominatus, Auct. Dom. 42.—With rel.-clause: mihi, quale ingenium haberes, indicio fuit oratio, Ter. Heaut. 2, 4, 4: quam vere de eo foret indicatum, oratio indicio fuit, Nep. Lys. 3: postquam indicium est factum, dempto auro, etc., after applying the touchstone (index), Vitr. 9, 3.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

indĭcĭum,⁸ ĭī, n. (index),
1 indication, révélation, dénonciation : indiciis expositis atque editis Cic. Cat. 3, 13, les dénonciations ayant été lues et rédigées en protocole, cf. Cic. Div. 2, 46 ; Sall. J. 35, 6 ; Plin. Min. Ep. 3, 16, 9 || droit de révélation, autorisation de faire une dénonciation : Cic. Cæcil. 34 ; Att. 2, 24, 4 ; Dig. 12, 5, 4
2 [en gén.] indication, preuve, indice, signe : indicia veneni Cic. Clu. 30, indices d’empoisonnement, cf. Cic. Cat. 3, 13 ; Sulla 17 ; Fam. 7, 6, 1 || alicui rei indicio esse Nep. Att. 16, 3, être la preuve de qqch. ; ou alicujus rei Cic. Domo 110 || indicio esse avec interr. ind. : mihi quale ingenium haberes fuit indicio oratio Ter. Haut. 385, tes paroles m’ont montré ton caractère, cf. Nep. Lys. 3, 5.

Latin > German (Georges)

indicium, iī, n. (index), die Anzeige, I) = die Angabe, Aussage, Entdeckung, A) eig.: coniurationis, Cic.: indicium facere, Plaut. u. Ter.: Herculi facere indicium de furto boum, Lact.: indicia exponere et edere, Cic.: indicium deferre ad alqm, Tac.: ea res est Helvetiis per indicium enuntiata, Caes.: patefactis indiciis et confessionibus suis, Cic. – indicium profiteri, sich zur Anzeige verstehen, freie u. offene Anzeige (Angabe) machen, Aussage tun, aussagen, mit der Sprache herausgehen (vor Gericht usw., bes. um Straflosigkeit zu erlangen), Sall. u.a. (s. Fabri Sall. Iug. 35, 6. Döring Plin. ep. 3, 16, 9): dass. ind. offerre, Tac., u. deferre, Curt. – B) übtr.: a) die Erlaubnis (vor Gericht usw.) eine Anzeige od. Angaben zu machen, eine Aussage zu tun, die Mitschuldigen anzeigen zu dürfen, indicium postulare, Cic. ad Att. 2, 24, 4: tibi indicium postulas dari, Cic. div. in Caecil. 34. – b) die Belohnung der Anzeige (Aussage), partem indicii accipere, Cic.: indicium alci dare, ICt. – II) = das Anzeichen, das Kennzeichen, Merkmal, der Beweis, sce. leris, Cic.: veneni, Cic.: indicium edere, Lucr - u. Varro LL.: indicio esse alci rei, Nep., od. alcis rei, od. de alqo, Ter., od. mit folg. indir. Fragesatz, Ter. u. Nep.

Latin > English

indicium indici(i) N N :: evidence (before a court); information, proof; indication