inventor

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English[edit]

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Borrowed from Latin inventor.

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inventor (plural inventors)

  1. One who invents, either as a hobby or as an occupation.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin inventor, inventōrem.

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Adjective[edit]

inventor (feminine inventora, masculine plural inventors, feminine plural inventores)

  1. inventive

Noun[edit]

inventor m (plural inventors, feminine inventora)

  1. inventor

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin inventor, inventōrem.

Noun[edit]

inventor m (plural inventores, feminine inventora, feminine plural inventoras)

  1. inventor

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Latin[edit]

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From inveniō +‎ -tor.

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inventor m (genitive inventōris, feminine inventrīx); third declension

  1. contriver, author, discoverer, inventor

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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative inventor inventōrēs
Genitive inventōris inventōrum
Dative inventōrī inventōribus
Accusative inventōrem inventōrēs
Ablative inventōre inventōribus
Vocative inventor inventōrēs

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References[edit]

  • inventor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • inventor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • inventor in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • inventor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a legislator: legum scriptor, conditor, inventor

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin inventor, inventōrem.

Noun[edit]

inventor m (plural inventores, feminine inventora, feminine plural inventoras)

  1. inventor (one who invents things)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French inventeur.

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inventor m (plural inventori)

  1. (dated) inventor

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin inventor, inventōrem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /imbenˈtoɾ/, [ĩm.bẽn̪ˈt̪oɾ]

Noun[edit]

inventor m (plural inventores, feminine inventora or inventriz, feminine plural inventoras or inventrices)

  1. inventor (one who invents things)

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