doctorandus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch doctorandus, from Latin doctōrandus.

Noun[edit]

doctorandus (plural doctorandi)

  1. (historical, in the Netherlands) A person who has passed an doctoral exam at a university, but has not yet attained a doctorate.
  2. (uncommon) Alternative form of doctorand
    • 1903, The American Historical Review, page 337:
      That even a French doctorandus, however, should in this day of specialization attack such a theme as the Carolingian Empire is a notable thing.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin doctorandus (who will become a doctor).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌdɔktɔˈrɑndʏs/, /ˌdɔktəˈrɑndəs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: doc‧to‧ran‧dus

Noun[edit]

doctorandus m (plural doctorandi or doctorandussen, diminutive doctorandusje n, feminine doctoranda)

  1. (historical) doctorandus
    • Hein Steinhauer, Leerboek Indonesisch, Kitlv, vierde druk, 2009, 76.
      'Kamil is doctorandus', riep Lina. 'Goedenavond, gaat u zitten', fluisterde de doctorandus vervolgens.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Future passive participle (gerundive) of doctōrō (I award [a person] a doctorate).

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Participle[edit]

doctōrandus (feminine doctōranda, neuter doctōrandum); first/second-declension participle

  1. (of a person) who is to be awarded a doctorate

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative doctōrandus doctōranda doctōrandum doctōrandī doctōrandae doctōranda
Genitive doctōrandī doctōrandae doctōrandī doctōrandōrum doctōrandārum doctōrandōrum
Dative doctōrandō doctōrandō doctōrandīs
Accusative doctōrandum doctōrandam doctōrandum doctōrandōs doctōrandās doctōranda
Ablative doctōrandō doctōrandā doctōrandō doctōrandīs
Vocative doctōrande doctōranda doctōrandum doctōrandī doctōrandae doctōranda

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: doctorandus
  • English: doctorand