auxiliar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin auxiliaris.

Adjective[edit]

auxiliar (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) auxiliary
    • Alexander Pope
      The auxiliar troops and Trojan hosts appear.

Noun[edit]

auxiliar (plural auxiliars)

  1. (archaic) An auxiliary.
    • 1670, John Milton, The History of Britain, that Part especially now called England, Book II.
      Agricola, who perceav'd that the noiſe of this defeat had alſo in the Province deſirous of novelty, ſtirr'd up new expectations, reſolves to be before-hand with the danger : and drawing together the choice of his Legions with a competent number of Auxiliars, not beeing met by the Ordovices, who kept the Hills, himſelf in the head of his men hunts them up and down through difficult places, almoſt to the final extirpating of that whole Nation. With the ſame current of ſucceſs, what Paulinus had left unfiniſh'd he Conquers in the Ile of Mona: for the Ilanders altogether fearleſs of his approach, whom they knew to have no Shipping, when they ſaw themſelves invaded on a ſudden by the Auxiliars, whoſe Countrie uſe had taught them to ſwimm over with Horſe and Armes, were compel'd to yeild.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for auxiliar in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

auxiliar (masculine and feminine plural auxiliars)

  1. auxiliary

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin auxiliaris.

Adjective[edit]

auxiliar m, f (plural auxiliares)

  1. auxiliary

Verb[edit]

auxiliar (first-person singular present auxilio, first-person singular preterite auxiliei, past participle auxiliado)

  1. to aid, help
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of auxiliar
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of auxiliar

Conjugation[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin auxiliaris.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [aʊ̯ksiˈli̯aːɐ̯]
  • Hyphenation: au‧xi‧li‧ar
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

auxiliar (not comparable)

  1. auxiliary

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Interlingue[edit]

Verb[edit]

auxiliar

  1. to help

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin auxiliaris.

Adjective[edit]

auxiliar (plural auxiliares, comparable)

  1. auxiliary

Verb[edit]

auxiliar (first-person singular present indicative auxilio, past participle auxiliado)

  1. to aid

Conjugation[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin auxiliaris.

Adjective[edit]

auxiliar (plural auxiliares)

  1. auxiliary

Verb[edit]

auxiliar (first-person singular present auxilio, first-person singular preterite auxilié, past participle auxiliado)

  1. to aid

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: Final i can be stressed í in certain conjugations or not.