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agnatus

agnatus

Latin

Noun

agnātus m (genitive agnātī); second declension

  1. A relative connected through the male line; an agnate
  2. (law) An afterborn son, born after his father had made a will

Inflection

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative agnātus agnātī
genitive agnātī agnātōrum
dative agnātō agnātīs
accusative agnātum agnātōs
ablative agnātō agnātīs
vocative agnāte agnātī

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References

  • agnatus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Institutes of Gaius, AD 161, defines in detail the civil law meaning of agatus of ancient Rome. A translation by M. H. Crawford is in Roman Statutes, 1996.