imperator

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See also: Imperator and împerator

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin imperātor. Doublet of emperor.

Noun[edit]

imperator (plural imperators)

  1. An emperor.
    • 1966, James Workman, The Mad Emperor, Melbourne, Sydney: Scripts, page 147:
      He said cautiously, "I do not think it right, Imperator."

Usage notes[edit]

Frequently used in historical fiction.

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin imperātor.

Noun[edit]

imperator (definite accusative imperatoru, plural imperatorlar)

  1. emperor

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Interlingua[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin imperātor.

Noun[edit]

imperator (plural imperatores)

  1. emperor

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From imperō (command), via the radical of its supine imperātum +‎ -tor.

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Noun[edit]

imperātor m (genitive imperātōris, feminine imperātrīx); third declension

  1. commander, general, chief, master, person in charge
  2. emperor, ruler, commander-in-chief

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative imperātor imperātōrēs
Genitive imperātōris imperātōrum
Dative imperātōrī imperātōribus
Accusative imperātōrem imperātōrēs
Ablative imperātōre imperātōribus
Vocative imperātor imperātōrēs

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References[edit]

  • imperator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • imperator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • imperator in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to succeed some one as general: alicui imperatori succedere
  • imperator in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • imperator in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • imperator in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin imperātor.

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Noun[edit]

imperator m pers (feminine imperatorowa)

  1. emperor (ruler of an empire)

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Further reading[edit]

  • imperator in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • imperator in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin imperator. Doublet of împărat.

Noun[edit]

imperator m (plural imperatori)

  1. imperator

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin imperātor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /impěraːtor/
  • Hyphenation: im‧pe‧ra‧tor

Noun[edit]

impèrātor m (Cyrillic spelling импѐра̄тор)

  1. emperor (ruler of an empire)

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Uzbek[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic император
Roman imperator
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

Noun[edit]

imperator (plural imperatorlar)

  1. emperor