gubernator

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gubernō (pilot; govern, manage) + -tor.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ɡʊ.ber.ˈnaːtor]

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Noun[edit]

gubernātor m (genitive gubernātōris); third declension

  1. Helmsman or pilot of a boat.
  2. Leader or governor.
    • Publilius Syrus, Sententiae [1]:
      In tranquillo esse quisque gubernator potest. (Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative gubernātor gubernātōrēs
genitive gubernātōris gubernātōrum
dative gubernātōrī gubernātōribus
accusative gubernātōrem gubernātōrēs
ablative gubernātōre gubernātōribus
vocative gubernātor gubernātōrēs

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