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EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of praeferō (I carry forth”; “I set before).
Surface analysis: prae- (before”, “in front) +‎ lātus (borne”, “carried).

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

praelātus m (feminine praelāta, neuter praelātum); first/second declension

  1. carried
  2. offered, presented
  3. preferred
  4. anticipated

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative praelātus praelāta praelātum praelātī praelātae praelāta
genitive praelātī praelātae praelātī praelātōrum praelātārum praelātōrum
dative praelātō praelātō praelātīs
accusative praelātum praelātam praelātum praelātōs praelātās praelāta
ablative praelātō praelātā praelātō praelātīs
vocative praelāte praelāta praelātum praelātī praelātae praelāta

NounEdit

praelātus m (genitive praelātūs); fourth declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) prelate

InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative praelātus praelātūs
genitive praelātūs praelātuum
dative praelātuī praelātibus
accusative praelātum praelātūs
ablative praelātū praelātibus
vocative praelātus praelātūs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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