proprius

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Etymology[edit]

  • Some say it to be for *prōprīvus, from prīvus or ultimately from this root.
  • Some say it to be for *prōpatrius, from prō- + pater, meaning "from one's forefathers", taking Ancient Greek προπάτωρ (propátōr, forefather) as comparison.

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Adjective[edit]

prōprius m (feminine prōpria, neuter prōprium); first/second declension

  1. own, individual
  2. special, particular, characteristic

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative prōprius prōpria prōprium prōpriī prōpriae prōpria
genitive prōpriī prōpriae prōpriī prōpriōrum prōpriārum prōpriōrum
dative prōpriō prōpriō prōpriīs
accusative prōprium prōpriam prōprium prōpriōs prōpriās prōpria
ablative prōpriō prōpriā prōpriō prōpriīs
vocative prōprie prōpria prōprium prōpriī prōpriae prōpria

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