politicus

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin polīticus, from Ancient Greek πολιτικός (politikós); corresponding to politiek +‎ -icus. [First attested in 1629.].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌpoːˈli.ti.kʏs/
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  • Hyphenation: po‧li‧ti‧cus

Noun[edit]

politicus m (plural politici, diminutive politicusje n, feminine politica)

  1. politician
    Synonym: politieker

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: politikus
  • Indonesian: politikus, politisi

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek πολιτικός (politikós).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

polīticus (feminine polītica, neuter polīticum, adverb polīticē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. political, civil, of the state, relating to civil polity

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative polīticus polītica polīticum polīticī polīticae polītica
Genitive polīticī polīticae polīticī polīticōrum polīticārum polīticōrum
Dative polīticō polīticō polīticīs
Accusative polīticum polīticam polīticum polīticōs polīticās polītica
Ablative polīticō polīticā polīticō polīticīs
Vocative polītice polītica polīticum polīticī polīticae polītica

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References[edit]

  • politicus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • politicus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • politicus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • politicus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016