gubernator

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gubernō (to pilot, govern) + -tor.

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Noun[edit]

gubernātor m (genitive gubernātōris); third declension

  1. Helmsman or pilot of a boat.
    • Unknown origin, often attributed to Publilius Syrus
      In tranquillo esse quisque gubernator potest.
      In a calm sea anyone can be the helmsman.
  2. Leader or governor.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gubernātor gubernātōrēs
genitive gubernātōris gubernātōrum
dative gubernātōrī gubernātōribus
accusative gubernātōrem gubernātōrēs
ablative gubernātōre gubernātōribus
vocative gubernātor gubernātōrēs

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