triumvir

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A Middle English back-formation from triumvirate.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

triumvir (plural triumviri or triumvirs)

  1. One member of a triumvirate

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

triumvir m (plural triumvirs)

  1. triumvir

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From trium (of three) + vir (man).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

triumvir m (genitive triumvirī); second declension

  1. triumvir, whether (formally) a member of an official three-man commission or (informal) a member of a three-man junta or other group.

DeclensionEdit

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

Case Singular Plural
Nominative triumvir triumvirī
Genitive triumvirī triumvirōrum
Dative triumvirō triumvirīs
Accusative triumvirum triumvirōs
Ablative triumvirō triumvirīs
Vocative triumvir triumvirī

HyponymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin triumvir or French triumvir.

NounEdit

triumvir m (plural triumviri)

  1. triumvir

DeclensionEdit