compater

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

con- (with) +‎ pater (father)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

compater m (genitive compatris); third declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) first cousin
  2. (Neo-Latin) godfather

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative compater compatrēs
genitive compatris compatrum
dative compatrī compatribus
accusative compatrem compatrēs
ablative compatre compatribus
vocative compater compatrēs

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • compater” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • compater in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • Keith Sidwell (1995), Reading Medieval Latin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)