ianitor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From iānua (front door, entrance) +‎ -tor, from iānus (arcade; covered passageway).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iānitor m (genitive iānitōris); third declension

  1. doorkeeper, doorman, porter
  2. (anatomy) pylorus

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative iānitor iānitōrēs
Genitive iānitōris iānitōrum
Dative iānitōrī iānitōribus
Accusative iānitōrem iānitōrēs
Ablative iānitōre iānitōribus
Vocative iānitor iānitōrēs

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: janitor

References[edit]

  • ianitor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers