Latin edit

Etymology edit

praefectus +‎ -tūra

Noun edit

praefectūra f (genitive praefectūrae); first declension

  1. presidency, superintendence, prefecture

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative praefectūra praefectūrae
Genitive praefectūrae praefectūrārum
Dative praefectūrae praefectūrīs
Accusative praefectūram praefectūrās
Ablative praefectūrā praefectūrīs
Vocative praefectūra praefectūrae

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References edit

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