praerogativa

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantive of praerogātīvus (that is asked before others for one's opinion, that votes before or first).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

praerogātīva f (genitive praerogātīvae); first declension

  1. The tribe or century to which it fell by lot to vote first in the Comitia.
  2. The choice of the century that voted first.
  3. A previous choice, verdict or election.
  4. A sure sign, token, prognostic or omen.
  5. A prior preference, privilege, prerogative or claim.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative praerogātīva praerogātīvae
genitive praerogātīvae praerogātīvārum
dative praerogātīvae praerogātīvīs
accusative praerogātīvam praerogātīvās
ablative praerogātīvā praerogātīvīs
vocative praerogātīva praerogātīvae

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References[edit]

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