Iudices

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See also: iudices, Judices, and judices

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Jūdicēs (Mediaeval, Renaissance, and New Latin)
  • Iūd., Jūd. (Biblical-citation abbreviations)

Etymology[edit]

A calque of the Septuagint’s Ancient Greek Κρῐταί (Kritaí, Judges), use as a proper noun of κρῐταί (kritaí, judges), the nominative plural form of κρῐτής (kritḗs, judge).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Iūdicēs m pl (genitive Iūdicum); third declension

  1. (more fully “Liber Iūdicum) [Book of] Judges (book of the Bible)

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun, plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative Iūdicēs
Genitive Iūdicum
Dative Iūdicibus
Accusative Iūdicēs
Ablative Iūdicibus
Vocative Iūdicēs

Further reading[edit]