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proselytus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek προσήλυτος (prosḗlutos, one that has arrived at [a place]”, “stranger”, “sojourner”; “one who has come over to Judaism”, “convert”, “proselyte).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

prosēlytus m (feminine prosēlyta, neuter prosēlytum); first/second declension

  1. (Late Latin) come from abroad, foreign, strange

DeclensionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative prosēlytus prosēlyta prosēlytum prosēlytī prosēlytae prosēlyta
genitive prosēlytī prosēlytae prosēlytī prosēlytōrum prosēlytārum prosēlytōrum
dative prosēlytō prosēlytae prosēlytō prosēlytīs prosēlytīs prosēlytīs
accusative prosēlytum prosēlytam prosēlytum prosēlytōs prosēlytās prosēlyta
ablative prosēlytō prosēlytā prosēlytō prosēlytīs prosēlytīs prosēlytīs
vocative prosēlyte prosēlyta prosēlytum prosēlytī prosēlytae prosēlyta

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

prosēlytus m (genitive prosēlytī); second declension

  1. (Late Latin) a sojourner, a stranger in the land
  2. (and especially, post-classical) one that has come over from heathenism to the Jewish religion, a proselyte

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative prosēlytus prosēlytī
genitive prosēlytī prosēlytōrum
dative prosēlytō prosēlytīs
accusative prosēlytum prosēlytōs
ablative prosēlytō prosēlytīs
vocative prosēlyte prosēlytī

ReferencesEdit

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