Pastor

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: pastor and păstor

Translingual[edit]

Camera icon.svg This entry needs a photograph or drawing for illustration. Please try to find a suitable image on Wikimedia Commons or upload one there yourself!

Etymology[edit]

Latin pastor ‎(herdsman, shepherd)

Proper noun[edit]

Pastor m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Sturnidae—the rosy starling.

Hypernyms[edit]

Hyponyms[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276

German[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png
 Pastor on German Wikipedia

Wikipedia de

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpastɔɐ̯/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /pasˈtoːɐ̯/ (alternative form; predominant in some regions, including western Germany)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Pastor m ‎(genitive Pastoren, plural Pastoren or Pastöre)

  1. (regional, chiefly northern and central Germany) pastor (clergyman who serves a parish)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal plural is Pastoren.
  • The plural Pastöre is used by some of those speakers who stress the word on the second syllable, particularly in western Germany.
  • The word as such is more common among Protestants than among Catholics. There are, however, some regions where the word is traditional for a Catholic pastor, including the Rhineland.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

External links[edit]