propter

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

For *propiter, from prope. Confer with inter ‎(between) and subter ‎(beneath).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

propter (not comparable)

  1. near, at hand, hard by
    Ibi angiportum propter est.
    There hard by is an alley.

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Preposition[edit]

propter ‎(+ accusative)

  1. near, close to, hard by
    Propter hunc.
    Near him.
  2. because of, on account of, for
    Clara etiam propter pulchritudinem suam est.
    She is also renowned because of her beauty.
  3. (rare) through, by means of
    Propter quos vivit.
    Through whom he lives.

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References[edit]

  • propter” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.