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EtymologyEdit

See dominus (lord, master of a house).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈdo.mi.nus/, [ˈdɔ.mɪ.nʊs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈdo.mi.nus/, [ˈdoː.mi.nus]
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Proper nounEdit

Dominus m sg (genitive Dominī); second declension

  1. (religion) The Lord, the God of Abraham and the Hebrew Tanakh; (Christian) God the Father
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Daniel 1:2
      ...et tradidit Dominus in manu eius Ioachim regem Iudae
      ..."And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand."
      Sit nomen Domini benedictum.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Dominus
Genitive Dominī
Dative Dominō
Accusative Dominum
Ablative Dominō
Vocative Domine

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