English edit

Etymology edit

From Latin quīnquevir.

Noun edit

quinquevir (plural quinquevirs or quinqueviri)

  1. One of five commissioners appointed for some special object.

Related terms edit

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From quīnque (five) + vir (man).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

quīnquevir m (genitive quīnquevirī); second declension

  1. (especially in plural) quinquevir

Declension edit

Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -r).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative quīnquevir quīnquevirī
Genitive quīnquevirī quīnquevirōrum
Dative quīnquevirō quīnquevirīs
Accusative quīnquevirum quīnquevirōs
Ablative quīnquevirō quīnquevirīs
Vocative quīnquevir quīnquevirī

References edit

  • quinquevir”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • quinquevir in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.