tutor

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

tutor ‎(plural tutors)

  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. (Britain) A university officer responsible for students in a particular hall.
  3. (obsolete) One who has the charge of a child or pupil and his estate; a guardian.
  4. (trading card games) A card that allows you to search your deck for one or more other cards.


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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 to an individual or small group.
    To help pay her tuition, the college student began to tutor high school students in calculus and physics.
  2. (trading card games) To search your deck for one or more other cards.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tutor

Noun[edit]

tutor

  1. tutor (person)

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

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tūtor m ‎(genitive tūtōris); third declension

  1. watcher, protector, defender
  2. guardian (of minors)
  3. tutor

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tūtor tūtōrēs
genitive tūtōris tūtōrum
dative tūtōrī tūtōribus
accusative tūtōrem tūtōrēs
ablative tūtōre tūtōribus
vocative tūtor tūtōrēs

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. I guard, protect, defend

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of tutor (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 tūtātus esse tūtātūrus esse tūtātum īrī
participles tūtāns tūtātus tūtātūrus tūtandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
tūtārī tūtandī tūtandō tūtandum tūtātum tūtātū

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Portuguese[edit]

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]

From Latin tutor.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

tȗtor m (Cyrillic spelling ту̑тор)

  1. tutor
  2. guardian

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References[edit]

  • tutor” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutor m, f ‎(plural tutores, feminine tutora)

  1. guardian
  2. tutor

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tutor

  1. indefinite plural of tuta