See also: praeter- and præter-

Contents

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Continuing Proto-Italic *praiteros, from Proto-Indo-European *préh₂i (before, across) + *-teros (contrastive suffix). Equivalent to prae +‎ -ter.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

praeter (+ accusative)

  1. besides, except
  2. beyond
  3. more than

ReferencesEdit

  • praeter in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praeter in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • PRÆTER in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • prætĕr” on page 1,229 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • contrary to expectation: praeter spem, exspectationem
    • beyond all measure: extra, praeter modum
    • according to my custom: ex consuetudine mea (opp. praeter consuetudinem)
    • putting aside, except: praeter c. Accus.
  • praeter” on page 1,445 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • praeter” on page 844/1 of Jan Frederik Niermeyer’s Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (1976)