capitaneus

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

caput(head) +‎ -ānus +‎ -eus.

Adjective[edit]

capitāneus m ‎(feminine capitānea, neuter capitāneum); first/second declension

  1. large, chief in size
  2. (substantive) captain
  3. (substantive) capital (letters)

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative capitāneus capitānea capitāneum capitāneī capitāneae capitānea
genitive capitāneī capitāneae capitāneī capitāneōrum capitāneārum capitāneōrum
dative capitāneō capitāneō capitāneīs
accusative capitāneum capitāneam capitāneum capitāneōs capitāneās capitānea
ablative capitāneō capitāneā capitāneō capitāneīs
vocative capitānee capitānea capitāneum capitāneī capitāneae capitānea

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