compater

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

con- (with) +‎ pater (father)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

compater m (genitive compatris); third declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) first cousin
  2. (Neo-Latin) godfather

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative compater compatrēs
genitive compatris compatrum
dative compatrī compatribus
accusative compatrem compatrēs
ablative compatre compatribus
vocative compater compatrēs

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References[edit]

  • Keith Sidwell (1995), Reading Medieval Latin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)