candidatus

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From candidus (white, shining, clear) +‎ -ātus

Adjective[edit]

candidātus m (feminine candidāta, neuter candidātum); first/second declension

  1. Dressed in white.
Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative candidātus candidāta candidātum candidātī candidātae candidāta
genitive candidātī candidātae candidātī candidātōrum candidātārum candidātōrum
dative candidātō candidātae candidātō candidātīs candidātīs candidātīs
accusative candidātum candidātam candidātum candidātōs candidātās candidāta
ablative candidātō candidātā candidātō candidātīs candidātīs candidātīs
vocative candidāte candidāta candidātum candidātī candidātae candidāta
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the adjective candidātus, since candidates for office wore a white toga.

Noun[edit]

candidātus m (genitive candidātī); second declension

  1. a candidate for the praetorship
  2. claimant, aspirant, one striving as a candidate
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative candidātus candidātī
genitive candidātī candidātōrum
dative candidātō candidātīs
accusative candidātum candidātōs
ablative candidātō candidātīs
vocative candidāte candidātī
Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

candidātus m (genitive candidātūs); fourth declension

  1. candidacy
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative candidātus candidātūs
genitive candidātūs candidātuum
dative candidātuī candidātibus
accusative candidātum candidātūs
ablative candidātū candidātibus
vocative candidātus candidātūs