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EtymologyEdit

From superstō (I survive).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

superstes m, f (genitive superstitis); third declension

  1. survivor

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative superstes superstitēs
genitive superstitis superstitum
dative superstitī superstitibus
accusative superstitem superstitēs
ablative superstite superstitibus
vocative superstes superstitēs

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • superstes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • superstes in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • superstes in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • superstes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to outlive, survive all one's kin: omnium suorum or omnibus suis superstitem esse