clerus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (Ecclesiastical) Ancient Greek κλῆρος (klêros, a casting lots, drawing lots).

Noun[edit]

clērus m (genitive clērī); second declension

  1. clergy

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative clērus clērī
genitive clērī clērōrum
dative clērō clērīs
accusative clērum clērōs
ablative clērō clērīs
vocative clēre clērī

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References[edit]

  • clerus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • clerus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • clerus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • clerus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • clerus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin