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EtymologyEdit

From vetus, veteris (old, aged) +‎ -ānus (noun forming suffix).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

veterānus (feminine veterāna, neuter veterānum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. old, veteran

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative veterānus veterāna veterānum veterānī veterānae veterāna
Genitive veterānī veterānae veterānī veterānōrum veterānārum veterānōrum
Dative veterānō veterānō veterānīs
Accusative veterānum veterānam veterānum veterānōs veterānās veterāna
Ablative veterānō veterānā veterānō veterānīs
Vocative veterāne veterāna veterānum veterānī veterānae veterāna

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Aromanian: bitãrnu
  • Dalmatian: vetrun
  • English: veteran
  • French: vétéran
  • Friulian: vedran
  • Galician: vedraño

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