pastor

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See also: Pastor and păstor

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old French pastor (Modern French pasteur), from Latin pastor.

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Noun[edit]

pastor ‎(plural pastors)

  1. (now rare) A shepherd; someone who tends to a flock of animals.
  2. Someone with spiritual authority over a group of people
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) A Muslim imam
  4. A minister or a priest in a Christian church.

Synonyms[edit]

  • shepherd (in a figurative, religious sense)

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Verb[edit]

pastor ‎(third-person singular simple present pastors, present participle pastoring, simple past and past participle pastored)

  1. (Christianity, transitive, intransitive) To serve a congregation as pastor
    • 2009, January 21, “Shaila Dewan”, in Epic Campaign Divided Family, Then United It[1]:
      As they pastored churches in Georgia and Texas, they supported talented black politicians who were unable to win statewide office.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal pastor, from Latin pastor, pastōrem.

Noun[edit]

pastor m ‎(plural pastors)

  1. shepherd, herder
  2. pastor, priest

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pāscō ‎(to feed, maintain, pasture, graze), from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂- ‎(to protect).

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Noun[edit]

pastor m ‎(genitive pastōris); third declension

  1. A person who tends sheep; shepherd.
    • Sextus Propertius, Elegiae; II, i, 43–4
      Navita de ventis, de tauris narrat arator,
      Enumerat miles vulnera, pastor oves.
      The sailor tells of winds, the ploughman of bulls,
      the soldier counts his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.
  2. A Christian who takes care of the spiritual needs of other Christians
    • 4th century, St Jerome, Vulgate, Ephesians 4:11
      et ipse dedit quosdam quidem apostolos quosdam autem prophetas alios vero evangelistas alios autem pastores et doctores (And he gave some apostles, and some prophets, and other some evangelists, and other some pastors and doctors:)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pastor pastōrēs
genitive pastōris pastōrum
dative pastōrī pastōribus
accusative pastōrem pastōrēs
ablative pastōre pastōribus
vocative pastor pastōrēs

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References[edit]

  • pastor in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pastor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • PASTOR in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • pastor in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin pastor.

Noun[edit]

pastor m ‎(definite singular pastoren, indefinite plural pastorer, definite plural pastorene)

  1. (religion) a pastor

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin pastor.

Noun[edit]

pastor m ‎(definite singular pastoren, indefinite plural pastorar, definite plural pastorane)

  1. (religion) a pastor

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin pastor, pastōrem. Compare the inherited doublet pastre.

Noun[edit]

pastor m ‎(oblique plural pastors, nominative singular pastre, nominative plural pastor)

  1. shepherd
  2. (Christianity) pastor

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Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pastor, pastōrem.

Noun[edit]

pastor m ‎(oblique plural pastors, nominative singular pastors, nominative plural pastor)

  1. shepherd

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pastor.

Noun[edit]

pastor m pers

  1. pastor (in Protestant churches)

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pastor, from Latin pastor, pastōrem.

pastor

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Noun[edit]

pastor m (plural pastores, feminine pastora, feminine plural pastoras)

  1. shepherd (person who tends sheep)
  2. herder
  3. parson

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Pastor, from Latin pastor. Compare the inherited doublet păstor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pastor m ‎(plural pastori)

  1. (Protestantism) pastor, priest

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pastor, through the singular accusative (pastōrem), where the stressed vowel is "o" (in the nominative case, it is "a"), like in Italian pastore.

Noun[edit]

pastor m ‎(plural pastores, feminine pastora)

  1. shepherd
  2. herder
  3. pastor, priest

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Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pastor c

  1. A pastor, priest.
  2. indefinite plural of pasta

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Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pastor, pastōrem. Compare Italian pastore.

Noun[edit]

pastor m (plural pastori) or pastor m (plural pasturi)

  1. shepherd