alumnus

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin alumnus (foster child, nourished one).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈlʌmnəs/
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NounEdit

alumnus (plural alumni or alumnuses, feminine alumna)

  1. A male pupil or student.
  2. A male graduate.
  3. A student of any gender.
  4. A graduate of any gender.

Usage notesEdit

  • Alumnus is used when the gender of the subject is unspecified.
Any alumnus may be invited to the reunion.

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EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin alumnus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈalʊmnʊs]
  • Hyphenation: alum‧nus

NounEdit

alumnus (first-person possessive alumnusku, second-person possessive alumnusmu, third-person possessive alumnusnya)

  1. alumnus.

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LatinEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

alumnus (feminine alumna, neuter alumnum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Nourished, fostered, etc.

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative alumnus alumna alumnum alumnī alumnae alumna
Genitive alumnī alumnae alumnī alumnōrum alumnārum alumnōrum
Dative alumnō alumnō alumnīs
Accusative alumnum alumnam alumnum alumnōs alumnās alumna
Ablative alumnō alumnā alumnō alumnīs
Vocative alumne alumna alumnum alumnī alumnae alumna

NounEdit

alumnus m (genitive alumnī); second declension

  1. Nursling, pupil
  2. foster son.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative alumnus alumnī
Genitive alumnī alumnōrum
Dative alumnō alumnīs
Accusative alumnum alumnōs
Ablative alumnō alumnīs
Vocative alumne alumnī

DescendantsEdit

  • English: alumnus
  • Catalan: alumne
  • Italian: alunno
  • Portuguese: aluno
  • Spanish: alumno

ReferencesEdit

  • alumnus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • alumnus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • alumnus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • alumnus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  1. ^ Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN