sacerdos

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Etymology[edit]

From sacer (sacred, holy) plus an affix derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *dʰeh₁- (to do).

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Noun[edit]

sacerdōs m, f (genitive sacerdōtis); third declension

  1. priest, priestess, cleric

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sacerdōs sacerdōtēs
genitive sacerdōtis sacerdōtum
dative sacerdōtī sacerdōtibus
accusative sacerdōtem sacerdōtēs
ablative sacerdōte sacerdōtibus
vocative sacerdōs sacerdōtēs

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References[edit]

  • sacerdos in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sacerdos in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sacerdos”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sacerdos” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • sacerdos in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sacerdos in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • sacerdos in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin