adulter

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

adulter ‎(third-person singular simple present adulters, present participle adultering, simple past and past participle adultered)

  1. (obsolete) To commit adultery.
  2. (obsolete) To pollute something; to adulterate.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ad ‎(to, towards) + alter ‎(the other, second).

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Adjective[edit]

adulter m ‎(feminine adultera, neuter adulterum); first/second declension

  1. adulterous, unchaste
  2. (by extension) counterfeit, false

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension, nominative masculine singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative adulter adultera adulterum adulterī adulterae adultera
genitive adulterī adulterae adulterī adulterōrum adulterārum adulterōrum
dative adulterō adulterō adulterīs
accusative adulterum adulteram adulterum adulterōs adulterās adultera
ablative adulterō adulterā adulterō adulterīs
vocative adulter adultera adulterum adulterī adulterae adultera

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Noun[edit]

adulter m ‎(genitive adulterī); second declension

  1. adulterer or adulteress, paramour

Inflection[edit]

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Case Singular Plural
nominative adulter adulterī
genitive adulterī adulterōrum
dative adulterō adulterīs
accusative adulterum adulterōs
ablative adulterō adulterīs
vocative adulter1 adulterī

1May also be adultere.

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References[edit]

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