Christopherus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Late Latin variant and then back-formation in New Latin of Classical Latin Christophorus.

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /kʰrisˈto.pʰe.rus/, [kʰrɪsˈtɔ.pʰɛ.rʊs]

Proper noun[edit]

Christopherus m sg (genitive Christopherī); second declension

  1. male given name Christopher
  2. a Roman praenomen from Greek
  3. Saint Christopher; Christopher Columbus

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Christopherus
Genitive Christopherī
Dative Christopherō
Accusative Christopherum
Ablative Christopherō
Vocative Christophere

Descendants[edit]