libertus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *louðertos, *louðertā (whence also Faliscan loifirta), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁lewdʰ-er-tos, *h₁lewdʰ-er-teh₂, from *h₁lewdʰeros (see līber), from *h₁lewdʰ- (to grow; people). Equivalent to līber (free) +‎ -tus (adjective-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lībertus m (genitive lībertī); second declension

  1. A freedman, an emancipated person.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lībertus lībertī
genitive lībertī lībertōrum
dative lībertō lībertīs
accusative lībertum lībertōs
ablative lībertō lībertīs
vocative līberte lībertī

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