armiger

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin armiger (carrying weapons or armour).

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Noun[edit]

armiger (plural armigers)

  1. (heraldry) A person entitled to bear a coat of arms.
  2. A squire carrying the armour of a knight.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From arma (arms) + gerō (bear, carry).

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Adjective[edit]

armiger m (feminine armigera, neuter armigerum); first/second declension

  1. Carrying weapons or armor/armour; armed; warlike.
  2. (substantive) Weapon-bearer, i.e. warrior's assistant, an armor bearer, armour bearer, shield bearer.
  3. (substantive) bodyguard

Inflection[edit]

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

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative armiger armigera armigerum armigerī armigerae armigera
genitive armigerī armigerae armigerī armigerōrum armigerārum armigerōrum
dative armigerō armigerae armigerō armigerīs armigerīs armigerīs
accusative armigerum armigeram armigerum armigerōs armigerās armigera
ablative armigerō armigerā armigerō armigerīs armigerīs armigerīs
vocative armiger armigera armigerum armigerī armigerae armigera

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References[edit]

  • armiger in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • "armiger" in Mediae latinitatis lexicon minus. Lexique latin médieval-français-anglais. A Medieval Latin-French-English dictionary, compiled by Jan Frederik Niermeyer and C. van de Kieft. Leiden: Brill, 1976.