tutor

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English tutour, from Old French tuteur (French tuteur), from Latin tūtor (a watcher, protector, guardian), from tueor (protect); see tuition.

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Noun[edit]

tutor (plural tutors, feminine tutoress)

  1. One who teaches another (usually called a student, learner, or tutee) in a one-on-one or small-group interaction.
    He passed the difficult class with help from his tutor.
  2. (UK) A university officer responsible for students in a particular hall.
  3. (obsolete or Quebec law) One who has the charge of a child or pupil and his estate; a guardian.
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Verb[edit]

tutor (third-person singular simple present tutors, present participle tutoring, simple past and past participle tutored)

  1. (transitive) To instruct or teach, especially an individual or small group.
    To help pay her tuition, the college student began to tutor high school students in calculus and physics.
  2. (transitive, archaic) To treat with authority or sternness.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Ellipsis of Demonic tutor, name of an early Magic: The Gathering card with this effect.

Noun[edit]

tutor (plural tutors)

  1. (collectible card games) A card that allows one to search one's deck for one or more other cards.
    • 1998 April 5, kc...@pcmagic.com, “tutor ideas”, in rec.games.trading-cards.magic.misc, Usenet[1], retrieved 2019-05-09, message-ID <<35271e02.1847089@news.pcmagic.net>>:
      here are some tutor cards i thought would be interesting.

Verb[edit]

tutor (third-person singular simple present tutors, present participle tutoring, simple past and past participle tutored)

  1. (collectible card games) To fetch a card from one's deck.
    • 2002, David Seiler, “Type I -- What do you think about Wishes and how do you plan to break them?”, in rec.games.trading-cards.magic.strategy, Usenet[2]:
      Any instant that you move to the board can *only* be tutored for with Cunning Wish.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tutor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutor m (plural tutors, feminine tutora)

  1. tutor (teacher)
  2. guardian (person responsible for another)

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Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English tutor.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

tutor

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese) tutor (one who teaches)

Etymology 2[edit]

From clipping of English tutorial.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

tutor

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese, university slang) tutorial
    tutor [Cantonese]  ―  soeng6 tiu6 to1 [Jyutping]  ―  to attend tutorial class

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtu(ː)tor/, [ˈt̪u(ː)t̪o̞r]
  • Rhymes: -utor
  • Syllabification(key): tu‧tor

Noun[edit]

tutor

  1. Alternative form of tuutori.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tutor (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative tutor tutorit
genitive tutorin tutorien
tutoreiden
tutoreitten
partitive tutoria tutoreita
tutoreja
illative tutoriin tutoreihin
singular plural
nominative tutor tutorit
accusative nom. tutor tutorit
gen. tutorin
genitive tutorin tutorien
tutoreiden
tutoreitten
partitive tutoria tutoreita
tutoreja
inessive tutorissa tutoreissa
elative tutorista tutoreista
illative tutoriin tutoreihin
adessive tutorilla tutoreilla
ablative tutorilta tutoreilta
allative tutorille tutoreille
essive tutorina tutoreina
translative tutoriksi tutoreiksi
instructive tutorein
abessive tutoritta tutoreitta
comitative tutoreineen
Possessive forms of tutor (type paperi)
possessor singular plural
1st person tutorini tutorimme
2nd person tutorisi tutorinne
3rd person tutorinsa

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From tueor +‎ -tor, via the old past participle tūtus (later replaced by tuitus).

Noun[edit]

tūtor m (genitive tūtōris, feminine tūtrīx); third declension

  1. watcher, protector, defender
  2. guardian (of minors)
  3. tutor
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tūtor tūtōrēs
Genitive tūtōris tūtōrum
Dative tūtōrī tūtōribus
Accusative tūtōrem tūtōrēs
Ablative tūtōre tūtōribus
Vocative tūtor tūtōrēs
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From tueor +‎ -tō, via the old past participle tūtus (later replaced by tuitus).

Verb[edit]

tūtor (present infinitive tūtārī or tūtārier, perfect active tūtātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I guard, protect, defend
    Synonyms: prōtegō, dēfendō, vindicō, salvō, cū̆stōdiō, sospitō, praeservō, arceō, servō, tegō, tueor, sustineō, teneō, adimō, prohibeō, mūniō, ēripiō
    Antonyms: immineō, īnstō
Conjugation[edit]
   Conjugation of tūtor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tūtor tūtāris,
tūtāre
tūtātur tūtāmur tūtāminī tūtantur
imperfect tūtābar tūtābāris,
tūtābāre
tūtābātur tūtābāmur tūtābāminī tūtābantur
future tūtābor tūtāberis,
tūtābere
tūtābitur tūtābimur tūtābiminī tūtābuntur
perfect tūtātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect tūtātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect tūtātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tūter tūtēris,
tūtēre
tūtētur tūtēmur tūtēminī tūtentur
imperfect tūtārer tūtārēris,
tūtārēre
tūtārētur tūtārēmur tūtārēminī tūtārentur
perfect tūtātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect tūtātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tūtāre tūtāminī
future tūtātor tūtātor tūtantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives tūtārī,
tūtārier1
tūtātum esse tūtātūrum esse
participles tūtāns tūtātus tūtātūrus tūtandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
tūtandī tūtandō tūtandum tūtandō tūtātum tūtātū

1The present passive infinitive in -ier is a rare poetic form which is attested.

Descendants[edit]
  • Vulgar Latin: *tūtō (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  • tutor”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tutor”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tutor in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • tutor”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tutor”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English tutor, from Middle English tutour, from Old French tuteur, from Latin tūtor, from tueor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutor m pers

  1. tutor (university officer responsible for students in a particular hall)
  2. (archaic) tutor (one who teaches another in a one-on-one or small-group interaction)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • tutor in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • tutor in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin tūtōrem.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: (Portugal, São Paulo) -oɾ, (Brazil) -oʁ
  • Hyphenation: tu‧tor

Noun[edit]

tutor m (plural tutores, feminine tutora, feminine plural tutoras)

  1. tutor (one who teaches in a one-on-one or small-group interaction)
  2. (law) guardian (person legally responsible for a minor or incompetent person)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tutor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tûːtor/
  • Hyphenation: tu‧tor

Noun[edit]

tȗtor m (Cyrillic spelling ту̑тор)

  1. tutor
  2. guardian

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • tutor” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tutor, tutorem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tuˈtoɾ/, [t̪uˈt̪oɾ]

Noun[edit]

tutor m or f (plural tutores, feminine tutora, feminine plural tutoras)

  1. guardian (person responsible for another)
  2. tutor (teacher)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutor

  1. indefinite plural of tuta.