paganus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pāgus (area outside of a city, countryside).

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Adjective[edit]

pāgānus m (feminine pāgāna, neuter pāgānum); first/second declension

  1. Of or pertaining to the countryside, rural, rustic.
  2. (by extension) rustic, unlearned
  3. (substantive) villager, countryman
  4. (substantive) civilian
  5. (substantive, Ecclesiastical Latin) heathen, pagan

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative pāgānus pāgāna pāgānum pāgānī pāgānae pāgāna
genitive pāgānī pāgānae pāgānī pāgānōrum pāgānārum pāgānōrum
dative pāgānō pāgānae pāgānō pāgānīs pāgānīs pāgānīs
accusative pāgānum pāgānam pāgānum pāgānōs pāgānās pāgāna
ablative pāgānō pāgānā pāgānō pāgānīs pāgānīs pāgānīs
vocative pāgāne pāgāna pāgānum pāgānī pāgānae pāgāna

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References[edit]

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