Latin edit

Etymology edit

From advocō (I call, summon); a calque of Ancient Greek παράκλητος (paráklētos).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

advocātus m (genitive advocātī, feminine advocāta); second declension

  1. One called to aid.
  2. (law) advocate, attendant (friend who supports in a trial)
  3. witness, supporter
  4. mediator

Declension edit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative advocātus advocātī
Genitive advocātī advocātōrum
Dative advocātō advocātīs
Accusative advocātum advocātōs
Ablative advocātō advocātīs
Vocative advocāte advocātī

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Descendants edit

Participle edit

advocātus (feminine advocāta, neuter advocātum); first/second-declension participle

  1. called, invited, summoned
  2. consoled

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative advocātus advocāta advocātum advocātī advocātae advocāta
Genitive advocātī advocātae advocātī advocātōrum advocātārum advocātōrum
Dative advocātō advocātō advocātīs
Accusative advocātum advocātam advocātum advocātōs advocātās advocāta
Ablative advocātō advocātā advocātō advocātīs
Vocative advocāte advocāta advocātum advocātī advocātae advocāta

References edit

  • advocatus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • advocatus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • advocatus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • advocatus”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • advocatus”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin