propter

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prope, confer inter (between) and subter (beneath).

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Adverb[edit]

propter (not comparable)

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

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Preposition[edit]

propter

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

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