ater

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See also: Ater, atter, āter, ǡter, äter, and åter

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin attinēre (to attain), present active infinitive of attineō.

Verb[edit]

ater (first-person singular present ateño, first-person singular preterite ativen, past participle atido)

  1. (reflexive) to conform, comply
  2. first-person singular personal infinitive of ater
  3. third-person singular personal infinitive of ater

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eh₁ter- (fire) (whence Proto-Iranian *ātar- (fire), Umbrian 𐌀𐌕𐌓𐌖 (atru), Oscan 𐌀𐌀𐌃𐌝𐌓𐌉𐌉𐌔 (aadíriis), Old Irish áith (kiln)).

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Adjective[edit]

āter (feminine ātra, neuter ātrum, comparative ātrior, superlative āterrimus); first/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er)

  1. dull black (as opposed to niger, shining black); dark
  2. gloomy, sad, dismal, unlucky
  3. (poetic, rare) malevolent
  4. (poetic) obscure

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er).

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative āter ātra ātrum ātrī ātrae ātra
Genitive ātrī ātrae ātrī ātrōrum ātrārum ātrōrum
Dative ātrō ātrō ātrīs
Accusative ātrum ātram ātrum ātrōs ātrās ātra
Ablative ātrō ātrā ātrō ātrīs
Vocative āter ātra ātrum ātrī ātrae ātra

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Descendants[edit]

  • French: âtre
  • Italian: atro
  • Portuguese: atro
  • Spanish: atro

See also[edit]

Colors in Latin · colōrēs (layout · text)
     candidus, albus, niveus, cēreus, marmoreus, eburneus, cānus      rāvus, pullus, cinereus, cinericeus, plumbeusgrīseus      āter, niger, piceus
             pūniceusmurrhinus, rūfus, ruber, russus, rubrīcus, mulleus; cocceus, coccīnus, badius              rutilus, armeniacus, auranteus, aurantiacus; fuscus, colōrius, cervīnus, spādīx              gilvus, helvus, fulvus, flāvus, croceus, pallidus, lūteus, blondinus
             galbus, galbinus, lūridus              viridis              prasinus
             cyaneus              caeruleus, azurīnus, blavus              glaucus; līvidus; venetus
             violāceus, ianthinus, balaustīnus              ostrīnus, amethystīnus              purpureus, ātropurpūreus, roseus, rosāceus

References[edit]

  • ater in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ater in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ater in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • ater in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin to attain, present active infinitive of attineō.

Verb[edit]

ater (first-person singular present indicative atenho, past participle atido)

  1. (reflexive) to conform, comply
  2. first-person singular personal infinitive of ater
  3. third-person singular personal infinitive of ater

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