Latin edit

Etymology edit

From māter (mother) and the contrastive suffix *-teros which is also found in magister and minister.

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Noun edit

mātertera f (genitive māterterae); first declension

  1. maternal aunt

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mātertera māterterae
Genitive māterterae māterterārum
Dative māterterae māterterīs
Accusative māterteram māterterās
Ablative māterterā māterterīs
Vocative mātertera māterterae

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References edit

  • matertera”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • matertera”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • matertera 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)
  • matertera in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette