Latin edit

Etymology edit

From sagitta (arrow) +‎ -fer (-carrying).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

sagittifer (feminine sagittifera, neuter sagittiferum); first/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er)

  1. (poetic) arrow-bearing

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er).

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative sagittifer sagittifera sagittiferum sagittiferī sagittiferae sagittifera
Genitive sagittiferī sagittiferae sagittiferī sagittiferōrum sagittiferārum sagittiferōrum
Dative sagittiferō sagittiferō sagittiferīs
Accusative sagittiferum sagittiferam sagittiferum sagittiferōs sagittiferās sagittifera
Ablative sagittiferō sagittiferā sagittiferō sagittiferīs
Vocative sagittifer sagittifera sagittiferum sagittiferī sagittiferae sagittifera

Related terms edit

Noun edit

sagittifer m (genitive sagittiferī); second declension

  1. Sagittarius (constellation)
  2. (Medieval Latin) bishop (chess piece)

Declension edit

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

Case Singular Plural
Nominative sagittifer sagittiferī
Genitive sagittiferī sagittiferōrum
Dative sagittiferō sagittiferīs
Accusative sagittiferum sagittiferōs
Ablative sagittiferō sagittiferīs
Vocative sagittifer sagittiferī

References edit

  • sagittifer”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sagittifer”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • sagittifer in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.