expers

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ex + pars (part).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

expers (genitive expertis); third declension

  1. without, lacking in

Usage notes[edit]

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative expers expertēs expertia
genitive expertis expertium
dative expertī expertibus
accusative expertem expers expertēs expertia
ablative expertī expertibus
vocative expers expertēs expertia

References[edit]

  • expers in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • expers in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • expers” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be well-informed, erudite: multarum rerum cognitione imbutum esse (opp. litterarum or eruditionis expertem esse or [rerum] rudem esse)
    • to be quite uncivilised: omnis cultus et humanitatis expertem esse
    • to be unable to express one's ideas: orationis expertem esse
    • to be absolutely wanting in sympathy: omnis humanitatis expertem esse
    • to be endowed with reason: rationis participem (opp. expertem) esse
    • (ambiguous) we know from experience: experti scimus, didicimus
  • Morwood, James. A Latin Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.