equester

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From eques (horseman, rider).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

equester m (feminine equestris, neuter equestre); third declension

  1. of or pertaining to an equestrian
  2. of or pertaining to cavalry
  3. belonging to the mounted knights
  4. (substantive) horseman, rider

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, masculine nominative singular in -er, neuter in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative equester equestris equestre equestrēs equestrēs equestria
genitive equestris equestris equestris equestrium equestrium equestrium
dative equestrī equestrī equestrī equestribus equestribus equestribus
accusative equestrem equestrem equestre equestrēs equestrēs equestria
ablative equestrī equestrī equestrī equestribus equestribus equestribus
vocative equester equestris equestre equestrēs equestrēs equestria

Synonyms[edit]

  • (horseman, rider): eques

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Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

equester m (genitive equestris); third declension

  1. knight

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative equester equestrēs
genitive equestris equestrum
dative equestrī equestribus
accusative equestrem equestrēs
ablative equestre equestribus
vocative equester equestrēs

References[edit]

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