choragus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin choragus, from Ancient Greek χορός (khorós, chorus) + ἄγω (ágō, I lead).

Noun[edit]

choragus (plural choragi)

  1. (historical, Ancient Greece) A chorus leader, especially one who provided at his own expense and under his own supervision one of the choruses for the musical contests at Athens.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek χορός (khorós, chorus) + ἄγω (ágō, I lead)

Noun[edit]

chorāgus m (genitive chorāgī); second declension

  1. The person in charge of a chorus

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative chorāgus chorāgī
genitive chorāgī chorāgōrum
dative chorāgō chorāgīs
accusative chorāgum chorāgōs
ablative chorāgō chorāgīs
vocative chorāge chorāgī