Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of praeficiō.

NounEdit

praefectus m (genitive praefectī); second declension

  1. officer

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative praefectus praefectī
genitive praefectī praefectōrum
dative praefectō praefectīs
accusative praefectum praefectōs
ablative praefectō praefectīs
vocative praefecte praefectī

AdjectiveEdit

praefectus m (feminine praefecta, neuter praefectum); first/second declension

  1. put in charge

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative praefectus praefecta praefectum praefectī praefectae praefecta
genitive praefectī praefectae praefectī praefectōrum praefectārum praefectōrum
dative praefectō praefectō praefectīs
accusative praefectum praefectam praefectum praefectōs praefectās praefecta
ablative praefectō praefectā praefectō praefectīs
vocative praefecte praefecta praefectum praefectī praefectae praefecta

VerbEdit

praefectus

  1. perfect passive participle of praeficiō

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • praefectus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praefectus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “praefectus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • praefectus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • praefectus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • praefectus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin