magister

See also: Magister and magíster

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin magister (a master, chief, head, superior, director, teacher, etc.), from magis (more or great) + -ter. Doublet of master and maestro.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmædʒɪstə(ɹ)/

NounEdit

magister (plural magisters)

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
  1. Master; sir: a title used in the Middle Ages, given to a person in authority, or to one having a license from a university to teach philosophy and the liberal arts.
  2. The possessor of a master's degree.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


IndonesianEdit

 
Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch magister, from Latin magister. Doublet of master and mester.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [maˈɡɪstər]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧gis‧têr

NounEdit

magistêr (first-person possessive magisterku, second-person possessive magistermu, third-person possessive magisternya)

  1. (higher education) master's degree.
    Synonym: master

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *magisteros. Equivalent to magis (more or great) + Proto-Indo-European *-teros. Compare minister.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /maˈɡis.ter/, [mäˈɡɪs̠t̪ɛɾ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /maˈd͡ʒis.ter/, [mɑˈd͡ʒist̪ɛr]
  • (file)

NounEdit

magister m (genitive magistrī, feminine magistra); second declension

  1. teacher
  2. master; a title of the Middle Ages, given to a person in authority or to one having a license from a university to teach philosophy and the liberal arts

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative magister magistrī
Genitive magistrī magistrōrum
Dative magistrō magistrīs
Accusative magistrum magistrōs
Ablative magistrō magistrīs
Vocative magister magistrī

Coordinate termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

From Vulgar Latin *majester, *majestru:


Borrowings

From Vulgar Latin *maester:


From magister:



ReferencesEdit

  • magister in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • magister in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • magister in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to receive instruction from some one: disciplina alicuius uti, magistro aliquo uti
    • a teacher of rhetoric: rhetor, dicendi magister
    • a dictator appoints a magister equitum: dictator dicit (legit) magistrum equitum
  • magister in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • magister in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • magister in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin magister.

NounEdit

magister m (definite singular magisteren, indefinite plural magistere or magistre or magistrer, definite plural magisterne or magistrene)

  1. The possessor of the academic degree of magister, a historical equivalent of the doctorate (1479–1845 and 1921–2003)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin magister.

NounEdit

magister m (definite singular magisteren, indefinite plural magistrar, definite plural magistrane)

  1. The possessor of the academic degree of magister, a historical equivalent of the doctorate (1479–1845 and 1921–2003)

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magister

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

magister m (genitive magistir, nominative plural magistir)

  1. master, teacher
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 7d10
      Do·adbadar sund trá causa pro qua scripta est æpistola .i. irbága ro·bátar leosom eter desciplu et debe; óentu immurgu eter a magistru.
      Here, then is shown the reason for which the epistle was written, i.e. they had had contentions and disagreements between the disciples; unity, however, among their masters.

DeclensionEdit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative magister magisterL magistirL
Vocative magistir magisterL magistruH
Accusative magisterN magisterL magistruH
Genitive magistirL magister magisterN
Dative magisterL magistraib magistraib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
magister
also mmagister after a proclitic
magister
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Directly from Latin magister. Doublet of majster (foreman) and mistrz (champion, master).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

magister m pers (abbreviation mgr)

  1. magister (The possessor of a master's degree)
  2. master's degree (a postgraduate degree)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

magister f (abbreviation mgr)

  1. female equivalent of magister (The possessor of a master's degree)

DeclensionEdit

Indeclinable.

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit


RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin magister.

NounEdit

magister m (plural magisters)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) male teacher

SynonymsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) scolast
  • (Sutsilvan) surmester

Coordinate termsEdit