delator

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin delator.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

delator (plural delators)

  1. An accuser; an informer.

AnagramsEdit


InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

delator (plural delatores)

  1. informer

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dēlātus (perfect participle of dēferō) +‎ -tor (-er, agent noun suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dēlātor m (genitive dēlātōris, feminine dēlātrīx); third declension

  1. (post-Classical Latin) accuser, informer, informant, denouncer

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative dēlātor dēlātōrēs
Genitive dēlātōris dēlātōrum
Dative dēlātōrī dēlātōribus
Accusative dēlātōrem dēlātōrēs
Ablative dēlātōre dēlātōribus
Vocative dēlātor dēlātōrēs

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: delator
  • English: delator
  • French: délateur
  • Galician: delator
  • Italian: delatore
  • Occitan: delator
  • Portuguese: delator
  • Spanish: delator

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dēlātōrem, accusative singular of dēlātor (informer, denouncer).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

delator m (plural delatores, feminine delatora, feminine plural delatoras)

  1. informant; whistle-blower

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French délateur

NounEdit

delator m (plural delatori)

  1. informer

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dēlātōrem, accusative singular of dēlātor (informer, denouncer).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /delaˈtoɾ/, [d̪e.laˈt̪oɾ]

AdjectiveEdit

delator (feminine delatora, masculine plural delatores, feminine plural delatoras)

  1. telltale
    Synonym: delatador

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

delator m (plural delatores, feminine delatora, feminine plural delatoras)

  1. informer
    Synonym: informante
  2. betrayer, accuser
    Synonyms: acusador, traidor

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