pauper

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pauper(poor) (whence also poor), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂w-(few, small) (English few).

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Noun[edit]

pauper ‎(plural paupers)

  1. One who is extremely poor.
  2. One living on or eligible for public charity.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pauper.

Adjective[edit]

pauper

  1. poor

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂w-(few, small) (English few).

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Adjective[edit]

pauper m, f, n ‎(genitive pauperis); third declension

  1. poor

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, non-i-stem (genitive plural in -um).

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative pauper pauperēs paupera
genitive pauperis pauperum
dative pauperī pauperibus
accusative pauperem pauper pauperēs paupera
ablative paupere pauperibus
vocative pauper pauperēs paupera

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