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EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

capitāneus (feminine capitānea, neuter capitāneum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. large, chief in size
  2. capital (of letters)

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative capitāneus capitānea capitāneum capitāneī capitāneae capitānea
Genitive capitāneī capitāneae capitāneī capitāneōrum capitāneārum capitāneōrum
Dative capitāneō capitāneō capitāneīs
Accusative capitāneum capitāneam capitāneum capitāneōs capitāneās capitānea
Ablative capitāneō capitāneā capitāneō capitāneīs
Vocative capitānee capitānea capitāneum capitāneī capitāneae capitānea

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NounEdit

capitāneus m (genitive capitāneī, feminine capitānea); second declension

  1. captain, commander
  2. governor, commandant
  3. civic official, prefect
  4. tribal chieftain, chief

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative capitāneus capitāneī
Genitive capitāneī capitāneōrum
Dative capitāneō capitāneīs
Accusative capitāneum capitāneōs
Ablative capitāneō capitāneīs
Vocative capitānee capitāneī

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