dominus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, master. See dame.

Noun[edit]

dominus (plural domini)

  1. master; sir; a title of respect formerly applied to a knight or clergyman, and sometimes to the lord of a manor
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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dominus

  1. conditional of domini

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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From domus (house), from Proto-Indo-European *dṓm, from root *demh₂- (to build).

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Noun[edit]

dominus m (genitive dominī); second declension

  1. lord
  2. master (of the house)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative dominus dominī
genitive dominī dominōrum
dative dominō dominīs
accusative dominum dominōs
ablative dominō dominīs
vocative domine dominī

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References[edit]

  • dominus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879