See also: Autor

English edit

Noun edit

autor (plural autors)

  1. Obsolete form of author.
    • 1558, Bartho[lomew] Traheron, An Exposition of a Parte of S. Iohannes Gospel Made in Sondrie Readinges in the English Congregation [] :
      Iohan Baptiſt than ſheweth a reaſon, why he ſaide, that the lord Ieſus was before him, bicauſe, ſaieth he, he was my firſt, that is to ſaye, my prince, my head, my autor, my maker.
    • 1580, “Anglo-phile Eutheo to the Reader,S”, in A Second and Third Blast of Retrait from Plaies and Theaters: []:
      VVhereby first, note with me, the goodnes of our God toward vs, who ſeeing that we wil not shun plaies for anie dehortations of his godlie Preachers, who daie by daie in al places of greatest reſort denounce the vengeance of GOD to them, be they hie or lowe, that fauor plaies, Theaters, or plaiers, ſtirreth vp the verie Autors themſelues to inueigh against them, that we maie be ashamed any waie to allowe that, which the verie Autors do vtterlie condemne.
    • 1593, Gabriell Harvey, “To my very gentle, and liberal Frendes, M. Barnabe Barnes, M. John Thorius, M. Anthony Chewt, and every favorable Reader”, in Pierces Supererogation: or A New Prayse of the Old Asse. A Preparative to Certaine Larger Discourses, Intituled Nashes S. Fame., London: [] Iohn Wolfe, page 5:
      []; in the one, eſteeming Plutarch or Homer as an hundred autors; in the other, valuing Cato or Scipio as a thouſand examples.

Albanian edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Latin auctor.

Noun edit

autor m

  1. author

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Aragonese edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin auctor.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /au̯ˈto(ɾ)/
  • Rhymes: -o(ɾ)
  • Syllabification: au‧tor

Noun edit

autor m (plural autors, feminine autora, feminine plural autoras)

  1. author

References edit

  • autor”, in Aragonario, diccionario castellano–aragonés (in Spanish)
  • Bal Palazios, Santiago (2002), “autor”, in Dizionario breu de a luenga aragonesa, Zaragoza, →ISBN

Asturian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin auctor.

Noun edit

autor m (plural autores)

  1. author

Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin auctōrem.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

autor m (plural autors, feminine autora)

  1. author

Derived terms edit

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Czech edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈau̯tor]
  • Hyphenation: au‧tor

Noun edit

autor m anim (feminine autorka)

  1. author

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Further reading edit

  • autor in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • autor in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • autor in Internetová jazyková příručka

Galician edit

Etymology edit

From Latin auctor.

Noun edit

autor m (plural autores, feminine autora, feminine plural autoras)

  1. author

Further reading edit

Interlingua edit

Noun edit

autor (plural autores)

  1. author

Latin edit

Etymology edit

Late variant of auctor under influence of descendants such as Italian autore.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

autor m (genitive autōris); third declension

  1. (New Latin, proscribed) Alternative form of auctor: source, creator, vendor, author, artist.

Declension edit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative autor autōrēs
Genitive autōris autōrum
Dative autōrī autōribus
Accusative autōrem autōrēs
Ablative autōre autōribus
Vocative autor autōrēs

Lombard edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /awˈtuːr/ (Milanese)

Noun edit

autor m (feminine form autris)

  1. author

Middle English edit

Noun edit

autor

  1. Alternative form of auctour

Occitan edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [awˈtu]
  • (file)

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin auctor.

Noun edit

autor m (plural autors, feminine autora, feminine plural autoras)

  1. author

Etymology 2 edit

From aut +‎ -or.

Alternative forms edit

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autor f (plural autors)

  1. (Provençal) height

Old French edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Latin auctor.

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autor oblique singularm (oblique plural autors, nominative singular autors, nominative plural autor)

  1. author (writer)
  2. creator; instigator

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Piedmontese edit

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autor m

  1. author

Polish edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from German Autor.[1][2][3] Compare Kashubian aùtór and Silesian autōr. First attested in 1556–1557.[4]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

autor m pers (female equivalent autorka, diminutive autorek, related adjective autorski or autorczy)

  1. author (originator or creator of a work)
    Synonym: twórca
    Hyponyms: pisarz, literat
  2. originator (originator of some actions)
  3. (proscribed) doer (one who does something)

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Trivia edit

According to Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej (1990), autor is one of the most used words in Polish, appearing 27 times in scientific texts, 23 times in news, 27 times in essays, 6 times in fiction, and 5 times in plays, each out of a corpus of 100,000 words, totaling 88 times, making it the 719th most common word in a corpus of 500,000 words.[5]

References edit

  1. ^ Bańkowski, Andrzej (2000), “autor”, in Etymologiczny słownik języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish)
  2. ^ Mirosław Bańko; Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021), “autor”, in Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  3. ^ Stanisław Dubisz, editor (2003), “autor”, in Uniwersalny słownik języka polskiego [Universal dictionary of the Polish language] (in Polish), volume 1-4, Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN SA, →ISBN
  4. ^ autor”, in Słownik Polszczyzny XVI Wieku [A Dictionary of 16th Century Polish], 2010-2023
  5. ^ Ida Kurcz (1990), “autor”, in Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej [Frequency dictionary of the Polish language] (in Polish), volume 1, Kraków; Warszawa: Polska Akademia Nauk. Instytut Języka Polskiego, page 15

Further reading edit

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Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin auctor. Doublet of auteur.

Pronunciation edit

 
 

  • Hyphenation: au‧tor

Noun edit

autor m (plural autores, feminine autora, feminine plural autoras)

  1. author

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Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French auteur, or Latin auctor.

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autor m (plural autori, feminine equivalent autoare)

  1. author

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Serbo-Croatian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ǎutor/
  • Hyphenation: a‧u‧tor

Noun edit

àutor m (Cyrillic spelling а̀утор)

  1. author

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Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Semi-learned borrowing from Latin auctor.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /auˈtoɾ/ [au̯ˈt̪oɾ]
  • Rhymes: -oɾ
  • Syllabification: au‧tor

Noun edit

autor m (plural autores, feminine autora, feminine plural autoras)

  1. author
    Synonym: escribiente
  2. perpetrator of a crime
    Synonym: responsable

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