paedagogus

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παιδαγωγός (paidagōgos, pedagogue; teacher; guide).

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paedagōgus m (genitive paedagōgī); second declension

  1. A pedagogue, governor

Usage notes[edit]

Among the Romans, these were educated slaves who were used to educate Roman children. They were generally of Greek origin.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative paedagōgus paedagōgī
genitive paedagōgī paedagōgōrum
dative paedagōgō paedagōgīs
accusative paedagōgum paedagōgōs
ablative paedagōgō paedagōgīs
vocative paedagōge paedagōgī

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