hospes

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *hostipotis, an old compound of hostis and the root of potis, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstipotis, a compound of *gʰóstis (whence hostis) and *pótis (whence potis). Cognate with Proto-Slavic *gospodь.

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Noun[edit]

hospes m (genitive hospitis); third declension

  1. host
  2. guest, visitor
  3. stranger; foreigner

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hospes hospitēs
Genitive hospitis hospitum
Dative hospitī hospitibus
Accusative hospitem hospitēs
Ablative hospite hospitibus
Vocative hospes hospitēs

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