zelotes

See also: zélotes

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

zēlōtēs

  1. Romanization of 𐌶𐌴𐌻𐍉𐍄𐌴𐍃

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ζηλωτής (zēlōtḗs).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

zēlōtēs m (genitive zēlōtae); first declension

  1. a person who loves with jealousy; a jealous person
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Exodus.20.5:
      Nōn adōrābis ea, neque colēs: ego sum Dominus Deus tuus fortis, zēlōtēs, vīsitāns inīquitātem patrum in fīliōs, in tertiam et quārtam generātiōnem eōrum quī ōdērunt mē.
      Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun (masculine Greek-type with nominative singular in -ēs).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative zēlōtēs zēlōtae
Genitive zēlōtae zēlōtārum
Dative zēlōtae zēlōtīs
Accusative zēlōtēn zēlōtās
Ablative zēlōtē zēlōtīs
Vocative zēlōtē zēlōtae

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • German: Zelot
  • Middle Dutch: zelote
  • Middle English: zelote

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