ater

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See also: atter, āter, åter, and ǡter

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin attinēre (to attain)

Verb[edit]

ater (first-person singular present ateño, first-person singular preterite ativen, past participle atido)

  1. (reflexive) to conform, comply
  2. first-person singular personal infinitive of ater
  3. third-person singular personal infinitive of ater

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to atrox (cruel, fierce, frightful), from Proto-Indo-European *atro-ek, from root *h₁eh₂ter-, *eh₂ter- (fire) (whence Avestan 𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭𐬱 (ātarš, fire), Umbrian [script?] (atru), Oscan [script?] (Aadíriis), Irish áith (kiln)) + *h₃okʷ-, *h₃ekʷ- (eye; to see).

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Adjective[edit]

āter m (feminine ātra, neuter ātrum); first/second declension

  1. dull black (as opposed to niger, shining black); dark
  2. gloomy, sad, dismal, unlucky
  3. (poetic, rare) malevolent
  4. (poetic) obscure

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension, masculine nominative singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative āter ātra ātrum ātrī ātrae ātra
genitive ātrī ātrae ātrī ātrōrum ātrārum ātrōrum
dative ātrō ātrae ātrō ātrīs ātrīs ātrīs
accusative ātrum ātram ātrum ātrōs ātrās ātra
ablative ātrō ātrā ātrō ātrīs ātrīs ātrīs
vocative āter ātra ātrum ātrī ātrae ātra

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin attinēre (to attain)

Verb[edit]

ater (first-person singular present indicative atenho, past participle atido)

  1. (reflexive) to conform, comply
  2. first-person singular personal infinitive of ater
  3. third-person singular personal infinitive of ater

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