pastor

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See also: Pastor and păstor

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old French pastor (Modern French pasteur), from Latin pastor.

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Noun[edit]

pastor (plural pastors)

  1. (now rare) A shepherd; someone who tends to a flock of animals.
  2. Someone with spiritual authority over a group of people
  3. A Muslim imam
    • 1983, Meridel Rawlings, Fishers and hunters, page 272
    • 2005, Beth Moore, Voices of the Faithful, page 120
  4. A minister or a priest in a Christian church.

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Verb[edit]

pastor (third-person singular simple present pastors, present participle pastoring, simple past and past participle pastored)

  1. (Christianity) To serve a congregation as pastor

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

pastor m (plural pastors)

  1. shepherd, herder
  2. pastor, priest

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pāscō (to feed, maintain, pasture, graze), from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂- (to protect).

Noun[edit]

pastor m (genitive pastōris); third declension

  1. A person who tends sheep; shepherd.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pastor pastōrēs
genitive pastōris pastōrum
dative pastōrī pastōribus
accusative pastōrem pastōrēs
ablative pastōre pastōribus
vocative pastor pastōrēs

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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pastor

  1. pastor

Inflection[edit]

singular plural
indefinite pastor pastorer
definite pastoren pastorene

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin pastor.

Noun[edit]

pastor m (oblique plural pastors, nominative singular pastors, nominative plural pastor)

  1. shepherd
  2. (Christianity) pastor

Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin pastor.

Noun[edit]

pastor m (oblique plural pastors, nominative singular pastors, nominative plural pastor)

  1. shepherd

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pastor

Noun[edit]

pastor m

  1. pastor (in Protestant churches)

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Portuguese[edit]

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pastor

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pastor, from Latin pastor.

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Noun[edit]

pastor m (plural pastores, feminine pastora, feminine plural pastoras)

  1. shepherd (person who tends sheep)
  2. herder
  3. parson

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin pastor

Noun[edit]

pastor m (plural pastores, feminine pastora)

  1. shepherd
  2. herder
  3. pastor, priest

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pastor c

  1. A pastor, priest.
  2. indefinite plural of pasta

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian pastore

Noun[edit]

pastor m (plural pastori) or pastor m (plural pasturi)

  1. shepherd