profesor

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See also: profesör

Asturian

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin professor.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /pɾofeˈsoɾ/, [pɾo.feˈsoɾ]
  • Rhymes: -oɾ
  • Hyphenation: pro‧fe‧sor

Noun

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profesor m (plural profesores)

  1. teacher (a person who teaches)
    Synonyms: maestru, maestra
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Czech

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Etymology

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Derived from Latin professor.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈprofɛsor]
  • Hyphenation: pro‧fe‧sor

Noun

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profesor m anim (female equivalent profesorka, related adjective profesorský)

  1. professor

Declension

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Further reading

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  • profesor in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • profesor in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Galician

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Alternative forms

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /pɾofeˈsoɾ/ [pɾo.feˈs̺oɾ]
  • Rhymes: -oɾ
  • Hyphenation: pro‧fe‧sor

Noun

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profesor m (plural profesores, feminine profesora, feminine plural profesoras)

  1. teacher
  2. professor

Indonesian

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Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology

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Borrowed from Dutch professor (compare Malay profesor), from Middle Dutch professoor, from Latin professor.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /proˈfɛ.sɔr/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧fè‧sor

Noun

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profèsor (plural para profèsor, profèsor-profèsor, first-person possessive profesorku, second-person possessive profesormu, third-person possessive profesornya)

  1. (education) professor (the most senior rank for an academic at a university)
    Synonyms: guru besar, mahaguru
    Hypernym: dosen
    • 2017 November 13, “158 Dosen Berpeluang Jadi Profesor [158 Lecturers Have a Chance to Become A Professor]”, in Suara Merdeka[3], archived from the original on 26 October 2018:
      Dalam kesempatan itu, Amshari meminta semangat meraih fungsional dosen tertinggi berupa profesor itu menjadi budaya.
      On that occasion, Amshari asks for the spirit of achieving the highest position of a lecturer in the form of a professor to become a culture.
  2. (education) senior teacher, lecturer or researcher working at an institution of higher education

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Further reading

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Javanese

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin professor (compare Malay profesor).

Noun

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profesor

  1. professor

Synonyms

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Malay

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Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms

Etymology

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Borrowed from English professor, from Anglo-Norman proffessur, from Latin professor (compare Indonesian profesor).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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profesor (Jawi spelling ڤروفيسور, plural profesor-profesor, informal 1st possessive profesorku, 2nd possessive profesormu, 3rd possessive profesornya)

  1. professor (the most senior rank for an academic at a university)
    profesor emeritushonorary title for a retired professor
    • 2018 April 12, Hashim Yaacob, “Kekalkan profesor cemerlang di universiti [Keep brilliant professor(s) in university]”, in Utusan Malaysia[4], archived from the original on 12 April 2018:
      Oleh kerana kerja-kerja penyelidikan awal seseorang profesor itu akan terus dirujuk beberapa tahun kemudiannya, maka universiti akan terus mendapat manfaat melalui peningkatan ranking universiti, walaupun seseorang profesor itu telah bersara.
      Since the preliminary research work of a professor will continue to be referred to a few years later, therefore the university will continue to gain benefit through the improvement of its ranking, even if a particular professor has already retired.

Hypernyms

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Masurian

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Polish profesor.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /prɔˈfɛsɔr/
  • Rhymes: -ɛsɔr
  • Syllabification: pro‧fe‧sor

Noun

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profesor m pers

  1. professor (the most senior rank for an academic at a university or similar institution)

Further reading

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  • Zofia Stamirowska (1987-2024) “prefesor, profesor, profesór”, in Anna Basara, editor, Słownik gwar Ostródzkiego, Warmii i Mazur[5], volume 7, Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich Wydawnictwo Polskiej Akademii Nauk, →ISBN, pages 11-12

Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin professor.[1][2][3][4] First attested in the 16th century[5].

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /prɔˈfɛ.sɔr/
  • (Middle Polish) IPA(key): /prɔˈfɛ.sɔr/, /prɔˈfɛ.sor/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛsɔr
  • Syllabification: pro‧fe‧sor

Noun

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profesor m pers (female equivalent profesor or profesorka, diminutive profesorek, related adjective profesorski, abbreviation prof.)

  1. professor (the most senior rank for an academic at a university or similar institution)
  2. teacher (an educator in secondary school)
    Synonym: nauczyciel
  3. (obsolete) old hand, master

Declension

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Noun

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profesor f (male equivalent profesor)

  1. female equivalent of profesor (professor) (the most senior rank for an academic at a university or similar institution)
    Synonym: profesorka
  2. female equivalent of profesor (teacher) (an educator in secondary school)
    Synonym: profesorka

Derived terms

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nouns

Descendants

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  • Kashubian: profesór
  • Masurian: profesor, profesór

Trivia

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According to Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej (1990), profesor is one of the most used words in Polish, appearing 32 times in scientific texts, 53 times in news, 15 times in essays, 19 times in fiction, and 34 times in plays, each out of a corpus of 100,000 words, totaling 142 times, making it the 420th most common word in a corpus of 500,000 words.[6]

References

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  1. ^ Mirosław Bańko, Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021) “profesor”, in Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  2. ^ Stanisław Dubisz, editor (2003), “profesor”, in Uniwersalny słownik języka polskiego [Universal dictionary of the Polish language]‎[1] (in Polish), volumes 1-4, Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN SA, →ISBN
  3. ^ Bańkowski, Andrzej (2000) “profesor”, in Etymologiczny słownik języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish)
  4. ^ Witold Doroszewski, editor (1958–1969), “profesor”, in Słownik języka polskiego (in Polish), Warszawa: PWN
  5. ^ Maria Renata Mayenowa, Stanisław Rospond, Witold Taszycki, Stefan Hrabec, Władysław Kuraszkiewicz (2010-2023) “profesor”, in Słownik Polszczyzny XVI Wieku [A Dictionary of 16th Century Polish]
  6. ^ Ida Kurcz (1990) “profesor”, in Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej [Frequency dictionary of the Polish language]‎[2] (in Polish), volume 1, Kraków, Warszawa: Polska Akademia Nauk. Instytut Języka Polskiego, page 435

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Romanian

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French professeur or German Professor or Latin professor.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /proˈfe.sor/, /pro.feˈsor/
  • Audio (female voice):(file)
  • Rhymes: -esor, -or
  • Hyphenation: po‧fe‧sor

Noun

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profesor m (plural profesori, feminine equivalent profesoară)

  1. professor
  2. teacher

Declension

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Serbo-Croatian

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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pròfesor m (Cyrillic spelling про̀фесор)

  1. professor

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Slovene

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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profẹ̑sor m anim

  1. professor
  2. teacher

Inflection

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The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine anim., soft o-stem
nom. sing. profésor
gen. sing. profésorja
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
profésor profésorja profésorji
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
profésorja profésorjev profésorjev
dative
(dajȃlnik)
profésorju profésorjema profésorjem
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
profésorja profésorja profésorje
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
profésorju profésorjih profésorjih
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
profésorjem profésorjema profésorji

Spanish

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin professor.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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profesor m (plural profesores, feminine profesora, feminine plural profesoras)

  1. professor (a faculty member)
    profesores y personalfaculty and staff
  2. (especially Spain) teacher
    Synonym: maestro

Derived terms

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Descendants

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Further reading

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Sundanese

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin professor (compare Malay profesor).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /proˈfɛ.sɔr/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧fe‧sor

Noun

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profesor

  1. professor

Venetian

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin professor (compare Italian professore).

Noun

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profesor m (plural profesori) or profesor m (plural profesuri)

  1. teacher
  2. professor, lecturer

Vilamovian

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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profesor m

  1. professor