pauper

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pauper (poor) (whence also poor), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ph₁w- (few, small) (English few).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pauper (plural paupers)

  1. One who is extremely poor.
  2. One living on or eligible for public charity.

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pauper.

Adjective[edit]

pauper

  1. Poor.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ph₁w- (few, small) (English few).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pauper m, f, n (genitive pauperis); third declension

  1. Poor.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, non-i-stem (genitive plural in -um).

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative pauper pauper pauperēs paupera
genitive pauperis pauperis pauperum pauperum
dative pauperī pauperī pauperibus pauperibus
accusative pauperem pauper pauperēs paupera
ablative paupere paupere pauperibus pauperibus
vocative pauper pauper pauperēs paupera

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References[edit]

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