genitor

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See also: genitôr

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin genitor, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁tōr; the Latin is also equivalent to gignō +‎ -tor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒɛnɪtə(ɹ)/
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Noun[edit]

genitor (plural genitors)

  1. a biological parent (either male or female), or the direct cause of an offspring.
  2. a generator; an originator
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  3. (obsolete, in the plural) The genitals
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Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

genitor m (plural genitores)

  1. parent

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵénh₁tōr (parent). Equivalent to gignō +‎ -tor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

genitor m (genitive genitōris, feminine genetrīx or genitrīx); third declension

  1. parent, father, sire

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative genitor genitōrēs
Genitive genitōris genitōrum
Dative genitōrī genitōribus
Accusative genitōrem genitōrēs
Ablative genitōre genitōribus
Vocative genitor genitōrēs

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  • English: genitor
  • French: géniteur
  • Friulian: genitôr
  • Ido: genitoro
  • Italian: genitore

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin genitor.

Noun[edit]

genitor m (plural genitores, feminine genitora, feminine plural genitoras)

  1. genitor (biological parent)