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See also Alter, and älter

English

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] alter (the other).

Pronunciation

Homophones

Verb

Infinitive
to alter

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to alter (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To change the form or structure of
  2. (transitive) To tailor clothes to make them fit

Derived terms

Translations


Danish

Noun

alter

  1. altar

German

Adjective

alter [[Category:Template:lang:de adjective forms|alter]]

  1. Inflected form of alt.

Latin

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Adjective

alter m. (feminine altera, neuter alterum); first/second declension

  1. the other, the second

Inflection

  • First and second declensions (1&2). Irregular in that the singular genitive ends in -īus and the singular dative in -ī.
Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative alterus altera alterum alterī alterae altera
genitive alterīus alterīus alterīus alterōrum alterārum alterōrum
dative alterī alterī alterī alterīs alterīs alterīs
accusative alterum alteram alterum alterōs alterās altera
ablative alterō alterā alterō alterīs alterīs alterīs
vocative altere altera alterum alterī alterae altera

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