superstes

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From superstō (I survive).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

superstes m, f (genitive superstitis); third declension

  1. survivor

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative superstes superstitēs
genitive superstitis superstitum
dative superstitī superstitibus
accusative superstitem superstitēs
ablative superstite superstitibus
vocative superstes superstitēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • superstes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • superstes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “superstes”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • superstes” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to outlive, survive all one's kin: omnium suorum or omnibus suis superstitem esse