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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek παιδαγωγός (paidagōgós, pedagogue; teacher; guide).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

paedagōgus m (genitive paedagōgī); second declension

  1. A pedagogue, governor

Usage notesEdit

Among the Romans, these were educated slaves who were used to educate Roman children. They were generally of Greek origin.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative paedagōgus paedagōgī
genitive paedagōgī paedagōgōrum
dative paedagōgō paedagōgīs
accusative paedagōgum paedagōgōs
ablative paedagōgō paedagōgīs
vocative paedagōge paedagōgī

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ReferencesEdit

  • paedagogus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • paedagogus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • paedagogus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • paedagogus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • paedagogus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin