paedagogus

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παιδαγωγός (paidagōgós, pedagogue; teacher; guide).

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Noun[edit]

paedagōgus m (genitive paedagōgī); second declension

  1. A pedagogue, governor

Usage notes[edit]

Among the Romans, these were educated slaves who were used to educate Roman children. They were generally of Greek origin.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative paedagōgus paedagōgī
genitive paedagōgī paedagōgōrum
dative paedagōgō paedagōgīs
accusative paedagōgum paedagōgōs
ablative paedagōgō paedagōgīs
vocative paedagōge paedagōgī

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References[edit]

  • paedagogus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • paedagogus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • paedagogus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • paedagogus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • paedagogus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin