praefectus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of praeficiō.

Noun[edit]

praefectus m (genitive praefectī); second declension

  1. officer

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative praefectus praefectī
genitive praefectī praefectōrum
dative praefectō praefectīs
accusative praefectum praefectōs
ablative praefectō praefectīs
vocative praefecte praefectī

Adjective[edit]

praefectus m (feminine praefecta, neuter praefectum); first/second declension

  1. put in charge

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative praefectus praefecta praefectum praefectī praefectae praefecta
genitive praefectī praefectae praefectī praefectōrum praefectārum praefectōrum
dative praefectō praefectō praefectīs
accusative praefectum praefectam praefectum praefectōs praefectās praefecta
ablative praefectō praefectā praefectō praefectīs
vocative praefecte praefecta praefectum praefectī praefectae praefecta

Verb[edit]

praefectus

  1. perfect passive participle of praeficiō

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • praefectus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praefectus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “praefectus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • praefectus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • praefectus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • praefectus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin