Translation: from latin

a foreteller

  • 1 prae-nūntia

        prae-nūntia ae, f    a harbinger, foreteller: belli, O.: stellae calamitatum praenuntiae.

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  • 2 prae-nūntius

        prae-nūntius (not-nūncius), ī, m    a foreteller, harbinger, omen: lucis ales, i. e. the cock, O.

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  • 3 vātēs

        vātēs is, gen plur. vātum (C., L., V., H., O.), rarely vātium (C.), m and f    a foreteller, seer, soothsayer, prophet, diviner: inductus a vatibus: falsus, L.: ut Nudus redeam, te vate, H.: sanctissima, V.: vatis sub tecta Sibyllae, V.—An inspired singer, bard, poet: ne vati noceat mala lingua, V.: si me lyricis vatibus inseres, H.
    * * *
    prophet, soothsayer; poet

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  • 4 praenuncius

    prae-nuntĭus ( praenunc-), a, um, adj., that foretells or forebodes.—Subst.
    A.
    praenuntĭus, i, m., a foreteller, harbinger, foreboder, an indication, token, omen (class.):

    Zephyrus Veris praenuntius,

    Lucr. 5, 737:

    lucis praenuntius ales,

    i. e. the cock, Ov. F. 2, 767.—
    B.
    praenuntĭa, ae, f.:

    belli praenuntia,

    Ov. F. 6, 207:

    stellae magnarum calamitatum praenuntiae,

    Cic. N. D. 2, 5, 14:

    inquisitio candidati, praenuntia repulsae,

    id. Mur. 21, 44:

    Thraseam prohibitum immoto animo praenuntiam imminentis caedis contumeliam excepisse,

    Tac. A. 15, 23.—
    C.
    praenuntĭum, ii, n., a harbinger, token, omen:

    futuri eventus alicujus id praenuntium est,

    Plin. 2, 84, 86, § 200:

    istarum procellarum quaedam sunt praenuntia,

    Sen. Ira, 3, 10, 2:

    ignes,

    beaconlights, Plin. 2, 71, 73, § 181; v. Sillig N. cr. ad h. l.

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  • 5 praenuntiator

    praenuntĭātor, ōris, m. [praenuntio], one who announces beforehand, a foreteller, predicter (eccl. Lat.), Aug. Conf. 9, 5; id. Genes. 8, 4 fin.

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  • 6 praenuntium

    prae-nuntĭus ( praenunc-), a, um, adj., that foretells or forebodes.—Subst.
    A.
    praenuntĭus, i, m., a foreteller, harbinger, foreboder, an indication, token, omen (class.):

    Zephyrus Veris praenuntius,

    Lucr. 5, 737:

    lucis praenuntius ales,

    i. e. the cock, Ov. F. 2, 767.—
    B.
    praenuntĭa, ae, f.:

    belli praenuntia,

    Ov. F. 6, 207:

    stellae magnarum calamitatum praenuntiae,

    Cic. N. D. 2, 5, 14:

    inquisitio candidati, praenuntia repulsae,

    id. Mur. 21, 44:

    Thraseam prohibitum immoto animo praenuntiam imminentis caedis contumeliam excepisse,

    Tac. A. 15, 23.—
    C.
    praenuntĭum, ii, n., a harbinger, token, omen:

    futuri eventus alicujus id praenuntium est,

    Plin. 2, 84, 86, § 200:

    istarum procellarum quaedam sunt praenuntia,

    Sen. Ira, 3, 10, 2:

    ignes,

    beaconlights, Plin. 2, 71, 73, § 181; v. Sillig N. cr. ad h. l.

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  • 7 praenuntius

    prae-nuntĭus ( praenunc-), a, um, adj., that foretells or forebodes.—Subst.
    A.
    praenuntĭus, i, m., a foreteller, harbinger, foreboder, an indication, token, omen (class.):

    Zephyrus Veris praenuntius,

    Lucr. 5, 737:

    lucis praenuntius ales,

    i. e. the cock, Ov. F. 2, 767.—
    B.
    praenuntĭa, ae, f.:

    belli praenuntia,

    Ov. F. 6, 207:

    stellae magnarum calamitatum praenuntiae,

    Cic. N. D. 2, 5, 14:

    inquisitio candidati, praenuntia repulsae,

    id. Mur. 21, 44:

    Thraseam prohibitum immoto animo praenuntiam imminentis caedis contumeliam excepisse,

    Tac. A. 15, 23.—
    C.
    praenuntĭum, ii, n., a harbinger, token, omen:

    futuri eventus alicujus id praenuntium est,

    Plin. 2, 84, 86, § 200:

    istarum procellarum quaedam sunt praenuntia,

    Sen. Ira, 3, 10, 2:

    ignes,

    beaconlights, Plin. 2, 71, 73, § 181; v. Sillig N. cr. ad h. l.

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  • 8 propheta

    prŏphēta and prŏphētes, ae, m., = prophêtês, a foreteller, soothsayer, prophet (post-class.; cf.

    vates): prophetas in Adrasto Julius nominat antistites fanorum oraculorumque interpretes,

    Fest. p. 229 Müll. (Trag. Rel. p. 194 Rib.):

    prophetae quidam, deorum majestate completi, effantur ceteris, quae divino beneficio soli vident, App. de Mundo, p. 56, 29: sacerdotes Aegyptiorum, quos prophetas vocant,

    Macr. S. 7, 13, 9:

    Aegyptius, propheta primarius,

    App. M. 2, p. 127, 3.—Of the Jewish prophets, Lact. 1, 4, 1; 4, 11, 1; 7, 24, 9; Vulg. Luc. 1, 70.

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  • 9 prophetes

    prŏphēta and prŏphētes, ae, m., = prophêtês, a foreteller, soothsayer, prophet (post-class.; cf.

    vates): prophetas in Adrasto Julius nominat antistites fanorum oraculorumque interpretes,

    Fest. p. 229 Müll. (Trag. Rel. p. 194 Rib.):

    prophetae quidam, deorum majestate completi, effantur ceteris, quae divino beneficio soli vident, App. de Mundo, p. 56, 29: sacerdotes Aegyptiorum, quos prophetas vocant,

    Macr. S. 7, 13, 9:

    Aegyptius, propheta primarius,

    App. M. 2, p. 127, 3.—Of the Jewish prophets, Lact. 1, 4, 1; 4, 11, 1; 7, 24, 9; Vulg. Luc. 1, 70.

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  • 10 vates

    vātes ( vātis, Cic. Div. 2, 5, 12 Christ.), is ( gen. plur. vatium, id. Leg. 2, 8, 20 al.), comm. [perh. kindr. with Sanscr. vad, dicere, loqui; cf.: vas, vadis, and old Irish, fáith], a foreteller, seer, soothsayer, prophet.
    I.
    Lit.:

    bonus vates poteras esse: nam quae sunt futura dicis,

    Plaut. Mil. 3, 3, 37:

    falsus utinam vates sim,

    Liv. 21, 10, 10; 4, 46, 5; 36, 15, 2; Enn. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 58, 132 (Trag. v. 356 Vahl.); Lucr. 1, 102; Cic. Leg. 2, 8, 20; id. N. D. 1, 20, 55; Liv. 25, 1, 8; 39, 8, 3; 39, 16, 8; Sall. H. 1, 48, 3 Dietsch; Verg. G. 3, 491; 4, 387; 4, 392; id. A. 3, 246; 5, 524; Hor. S. 2, 5, 6 al. — Fem.:

    tuque, o sanctissima vates, Praescia venturi,

    Verg. A. 6, 65:

    vatis sub tecta Sibyllae,

    id. ib. 6, 211; 3, 187; 6, 636; Sen. Troad. 37.—
    II.
    Transf.
    A.
    A poet; a poetess (the oldest name for a poet; but it fell into contempt, and was discarded for poëta, until restored to honor by Vergil; v. Munro ad Lucr. 1, 102; Müll. de re Metr. p. 65 sq.): versibu' quos olim Fauni vatesque canebant, Enn. ap. Cic. Brut. 19, 76 (Ann. v. 222 Vahl.); Verg. E. 7, 27; 9, 34; Hor. C. 1, 1, 35; 2, 20, 3; 4, 6, 44; 4, 9, 28; Tac. Or. 9; Quint. 10, 1, 48; 12, 10, 24; Plin. 14, 4, 6, § 56; cf. Varr. L. L. 7, § 36 Müll.— Fem.:

    sola tuum vates Lesbia vincit opus,

    i.e. Sappho, Ov. Tr. 3, 7, 20. —
    B.
    An oracle, i. e. a teacher, master, authority in any art or profession (post-Aug. and rare):

    Herophilus medicinae vates mirandā arte,

    Plin. 11, 37, 88, § 219:

    Q. Scaevola legum clarissimus et certissimus vates,

    Val. Max. 8, 12, 1.

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  • 11 vatis

    vātes ( vātis, Cic. Div. 2, 5, 12 Christ.), is ( gen. plur. vatium, id. Leg. 2, 8, 20 al.), comm. [perh. kindr. with Sanscr. vad, dicere, loqui; cf.: vas, vadis, and old Irish, fáith], a foreteller, seer, soothsayer, prophet.
    I.
    Lit.:

    bonus vates poteras esse: nam quae sunt futura dicis,

    Plaut. Mil. 3, 3, 37:

    falsus utinam vates sim,

    Liv. 21, 10, 10; 4, 46, 5; 36, 15, 2; Enn. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 58, 132 (Trag. v. 356 Vahl.); Lucr. 1, 102; Cic. Leg. 2, 8, 20; id. N. D. 1, 20, 55; Liv. 25, 1, 8; 39, 8, 3; 39, 16, 8; Sall. H. 1, 48, 3 Dietsch; Verg. G. 3, 491; 4, 387; 4, 392; id. A. 3, 246; 5, 524; Hor. S. 2, 5, 6 al. — Fem.:

    tuque, o sanctissima vates, Praescia venturi,

    Verg. A. 6, 65:

    vatis sub tecta Sibyllae,

    id. ib. 6, 211; 3, 187; 6, 636; Sen. Troad. 37.—
    II.
    Transf.
    A.
    A poet; a poetess (the oldest name for a poet; but it fell into contempt, and was discarded for poëta, until restored to honor by Vergil; v. Munro ad Lucr. 1, 102; Müll. de re Metr. p. 65 sq.): versibu' quos olim Fauni vatesque canebant, Enn. ap. Cic. Brut. 19, 76 (Ann. v. 222 Vahl.); Verg. E. 7, 27; 9, 34; Hor. C. 1, 1, 35; 2, 20, 3; 4, 6, 44; 4, 9, 28; Tac. Or. 9; Quint. 10, 1, 48; 12, 10, 24; Plin. 14, 4, 6, § 56; cf. Varr. L. L. 7, § 36 Müll.— Fem.:

    sola tuum vates Lesbia vincit opus,

    i.e. Sappho, Ov. Tr. 3, 7, 20. —
    B.
    An oracle, i. e. a teacher, master, authority in any art or profession (post-Aug. and rare):

    Herophilus medicinae vates mirandā arte,

    Plin. 11, 37, 88, § 219:

    Q. Scaevola legum clarissimus et certissimus vates,

    Val. Max. 8, 12, 1.

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