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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English tutour, borrowed from Old French tuteur (French tuteur), from Latin tutor (a watcher, protector, guardian), from tueor (protect); see tuition.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tutor (plural tutors)

  1. One who teaches another (usually called a student, learner, or tutee) in a one-on-one or small-group interaction.
    He passed the difficult class with help from his tutor.
  2. (Britain) A university officer responsible for students in a particular hall.
  3. (obsolete or Quebec law) One who has the charge of a child or pupil and his estate; a guardian.
  4. (trading card games) A card that allows you to search your deck for one or more other cards.
    • 1998 April 5, kc...@pcmagic.com, “tutor ideas”, in rec.games.trading-cards.magic.misc, Usenet[1], retrieved 2019-05-09, message-ID <<35271e02.1847089@news.pcmagic.net>>:
      here are some tutor cards i thought would be interesting.

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VerbEdit

tutor (third-person singular simple present tutors, present participle tutoring, simple past and past participle tutored)

  1. (transitive) To instruct or teach, especially an individual or small group.
    To help pay her tuition, the college student began to tutor high school students in calculus and physics.
  2. (transitive, archaic) To treat with authority or sternness.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tutor.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tutor m (plural tutors, feminine tutora)

  1. tutor (teacher)
  2. guardian (person responsible for another)

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin tutor.

NounEdit

tutor

  1. tutor (person)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of tutor (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative tutor tutorit
genitive tutorin tutorien
tutoreiden
tutoreitten
partitive tutoria tutoreita
tutoreja
illative tutoriin tutoreihin
singular plural
nominative tutor tutorit
accusative nom. tutor tutorit
gen. tutorin
genitive tutorin tutorien
tutoreiden
tutoreitten
partitive tutoria tutoreita
tutoreja
inessive tutorissa tutoreissa
elative tutorista tutoreista
illative tutoriin tutoreihin
adessive tutorilla tutoreilla
ablative tutorilta tutoreilta
allative tutorille tutoreille
essive tutorina tutoreina
translative tutoriksi tutoreiksi
instructive tutorein
abessive tutoritta tutoreitta
comitative tutoreineen
Possessive forms of tutor (type paperi)
possessor singular plural
1st person tutorini tutorimme
2nd person tutorisi tutorinne
3rd person tutorinsa

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From tueor +‎ -tor, via the old past participle tūtus (later replaced by tuitus).

NounEdit

tūtor m (genitive tūtōris); third declension

  1. watcher, protector, defender
  2. guardian (of minors)
  3. tutor
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative tūtor tūtōrēs
Genitive tūtōris tūtōrum
Dative tūtōrī tūtōribus
Accusative tūtōrem tūtōrēs
Ablative tūtōre tūtōribus
Vocative tūtor tūtōrēs
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Etymology 2Edit

From tueor +‎ -tō, via the old past participle tūtus (later replaced by tuitus).

VerbEdit

tūtor (present infinitive tūtārī or tūtārier, perfect active tūtātus sum); first conjugation, deponent

  1. I guard, protect, defend
ConjugationEdit
   Conjugation of tūtor (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tūtor tūtāris, tūtāre tūtātur tūtāmur tūtāminī tūtantur
imperfect tūtābar tūtābāris, tūtābāre tūtābātur tūtābāmur tūtābāminī tūtābantur
future tūtābor tūtāberis, tūtābere tūtābitur tūtābimur tūtābiminī tūtābuntur
perfect tūtātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect tūtātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect tūtātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tūter tūtēris, tūtēre tūtētur tūtēmur tūtēminī tūtentur
imperfect tūtārer tūtārēris, tūtārēre tūtārētur tūtārēmur tūtārēminī tūtārentur
perfect tūtātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect tūtātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tūtāre tūtāminī
future tūtātor tūtātor tūtantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives tūtārī, tūtārier1 tūtātum esse tūtātūrum esse
participles tūtāns tūtātus tūtātūrus tūtandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
tūtandī tūtandō tūtandum tūtandō tūtātum tūtātū

1The present passive infinitive in -ier is a rare poetic form which is attested for this verb.

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ReferencesEdit

  • tutor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tutor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tutor in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • tutor in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tutor in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin tutor, tutorem.

NounEdit

tutor m (plural tutores, feminine tutora, feminine plural tutoras)

  1. tutor (one who teaches in a one-on-one or small-group interaction)
  2. (law) guardian (person legally responsible for a minor or incompetent person)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin tutor.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tûːtor/
  • Hyphenation: tu‧tor

NounEdit

tȗtor m (Cyrillic spelling ту̑тор)

  1. tutor
  2. guardian

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tutor” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin tutor, tutorem.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tuˈtoɾ/, [t̪uˈt̪oɾ]

NounEdit

tutor m or f (plural tutores, feminine tutora, feminine plural tutoras)

  1. guardian (person responsible for another)
  2. tutor (teacher)

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

tutor

  1. indefinite plural of tuta