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aurifer

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From aurum (gold) + ferō (I carry, bear).

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AdjectiveEdit

aurifer m (feminine aurifera, neuter auriferum); first/second declension

  1. bearing, producing or containing gold, gold-bearing, auriferous
  2. (of a tree, garden, or grove) bearing golden fruit

InflectionEdit

First/second declension, masculine nominative singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative aurifer aurifera auriferum auriferī auriferae aurifera
genitive auriferī auriferae auriferī auriferōrum auriferārum auriferōrum
dative auriferō auriferae auriferō auriferīs auriferīs auriferīs
accusative auriferum auriferam auriferum auriferōs auriferās aurifera
ablative auriferō auriferā auriferō auriferīs auriferīs auriferīs
vocative aurifer aurifera auriferum auriferī auriferae aurifera

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ReferencesEdit

  • aurifer in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879