medicus

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Hyphenation: me‧di‧cus

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin medicus.

NounEdit

medicus m (plural medici)

  1. doctor, physician

SynonymsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From medeor (heal, cure).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

medicus m (feminine medica, neuter medicum); first/second declension

  1. healing, curative, medical
  2. Median, Median language

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative medicus medica medicum medicī medicae medica
genitive medicī medicae medicī medicōrum medicārum medicōrum
dative medicō medicae medicō medicīs medicīs medicīs
accusative medicum medicam medicum medicōs medicās medica
ablative medicō medicā medicō medicīs medicīs medicīs
vocative medice medica medicum medicī medicae medica

NounEdit

medicus m (genitive medicī); second declension

  1. a doctor, physician, surgeon
    Nuper erat medicus, nunc est vespillo Diaulus:
      quod vespillo facit, fecerat et medicus.

    (Lately was Diaulus a doctor, now he is an undertaker. What the undertaker now does the doctor too did before.) — Martial I.xlvii (translation by Walter Ker).

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative medicus medicī
genitive medicī medicōrum
dative medicō medicīs
accusative medicum medicōs
ablative medicō medicīs
vocative medice medicī

DescendantsEdit

  • Old French: mege
  • Polish: medyk
  • Portuguese: médico
  • Romanian: medic
  • Romansch: medi, miedi, meidi
  • Russian: медик (medik)
  • Sardinian: medicu, meicu, megu, meigu
  • Spanish: médico

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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 23:51