artifex

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ar(ti) (art) +‎ -fex (suffix representing a maker or producer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

artifex m, f (genitive artificis); third declension

  1. artist, actor
  2. craftsman, master (of a craft)
  3. mastermind, schemer

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative artifex artificēs
genitive artificis artificum
dative artificī artificibus
accusative artificem artificēs
ablative artifice artificibus
vocative artifex artificēs

Adjective[edit]

artifex m, f, n (genitive artificis); third declension

  1. skilled, artistic
  2. expert
  3. artful, cunning
  4. creative

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative artifex artifex artificēs artificia
genitive artificis artificis artificium artificium
dative artificī artificī artificibus artificibus
accusative artificem artifex artificēs artificia
ablative artificī artificī artificibus artificibus
vocative artifex artifex artificēs artificia