exemplar

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See also: Exemplar and exemplář

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French exemplaire, from Late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum.

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Noun[edit]

exemplar (plural exemplars)

  1. Something fit to be imitated; an ideal, a model.
  2. A role model.
  3. Something typical or representative of a class; an example.
  4. A pattern after which others should be made; an archetype.
  5. A well known usage of a scientific theory.
  6. A handwritten manuscript used by a scribe to make a handwritten copy; the original copy of what gets multiply reproduced in a copy machine.
  7. A copy of a book or piece of writing.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Udall to this entry?)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From French exemplaire, and its source, Latin exemplāris.

Adjective[edit]

exemplar (comparative more exemplar, superlative most exemplar)

  1. (obsolete) Exemplary.

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Etymology[edit]

Latin exemplar

Noun[edit]

exemplar m (plural exemplars)

  1. copy; edition

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Neuter gender of exemplāris.

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Noun[edit]

exemplar n (genitive exemplāris); third declension

  1. model, pattern, example, original or ideal
  2. copy

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter “pure” i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative exemplar exemplāria
genitive exemplāris exemplārium
dative exemplārī exemplāribus
accusative exemplar exemplāria
ablative exemplārī exemplāribus
vocative exemplar exemplāria

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References[edit]

  • exemplar in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • exemplar in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • exemplar” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • exemplar in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin exemplaris.

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Adjective[edit]

exemplar m, f (plural exemplares, comparable)

  1. exemplary

Noun[edit]

exemplar m (plural exemplares)

  1. example, exemplar

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Late Latin exemplarium, from Latin exemplum.

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Noun[edit]

exemplar n

  1. a copy (one of many identical artifacts)

Declension[edit]

Declension of exemplar 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative exemplar exemplaret exemplar exemplaren
Genitive exemplars exemplarets exemplars exemplarens

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