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Webster 1913 Edition


Dominus


Dom′i-nus

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Noun.
;
pl.
Domini
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[L., master. See
Dame
.]
Master; sir; – a title of respect formerly applied to a knight or a clergyman, and sometimes to the lord of a manor.
Cowell.

Definition 2023


Dominus

Dominus

See also: dominus

Latin

Proper noun

Dominus m (genitive Dominī); second declension

  1. (religion) The Lord, the God of Abraham and the Hebrew Tanakh; (Christian) God the Father
    • 405, Jerome and others, Vulgate, Daniel 1:2
      ...et tradidit Dominus in manu eius Ioachim regem Iudae
      ..."And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand."
      Sit nomen Domini benedictum.

Inflection

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Dominus
genitive Dominī
dative Dominō
accusative Dominum
ablative Dominō
vocative Domine

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dominus

dominus

See also: Dominus

English

Noun

dominus (plural domini)

  1. master; sir; a title of respect formerly applied to a knight or clergyman, and sometimes to the lord of a manor
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Cowell to this entry?)


Esperanto

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /doˈminus/

Verb

dominus

  1. conditional of domini

Latin

Etymology

domus (house) + -inus (forming masculine nouns describing owners or residents)

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈdo.mi.nus/, [ˈdɔ.mɪ.nʊs]

Noun

dominus m (genitive dominī); second declension

  1. an owner of a residence; the master of its servants and slaves
  2. a lord

Declension

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dominus dominī
genitive dominī dominōrum
dative dominō dominīs
accusative dominum dominōs
ablative dominō dominīs
vocative domine dominī

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