expers

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ex + pars (part).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

expers (genitive expertis); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. without, lacking in, deprived (+ genitive or ablative)
    Antonyms: abundāns, cōpiōsus, cumulātus, largus, ūber, fēcundus
  2. freed from, exempted, immune
    Synonyms: līber, solūtus, immūnis
  3. excluded, not participant (+ genitive)
    Antonym: particeps
  4. unaware, ignorant
    Synonyms: ignārus, nescius, nesciēns, īnscius, ignōrāns
    Antonyms: cōnsciēns, cognōscēns, cōnscius, scius, sciēns

Declension[edit]

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

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

Usage notes[edit]

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 Enrico Olivetti, editor (2003-2022) Dizionario Latino, Olivetti Media Communication
  • expers in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • 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.