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Dexter is a Latin adjective meaning "on the right hand side, skillful, fortunate, favorable, proper, fitting". It is a common British first name. The term may also refer to any of the following:

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Ships

  • USRC Dexter, the name of more than one ship of the United States Revenue Cutter Service
  • USCGC Dexter, the name of more than one ship of the United States Coast Guard

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Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

There is more than one place called Dexter:

United States of America

  • Dexter (Arkansas) - a town in the state of Arkansas.
  • Dexter (Georgia) - a town in the state of Georgia.
  • Dexter (Illinois) - a town in the state of Illinois.
  • Dexter (Indiana) - a town in the state of Indiana.
  • Dexter (Iowa) - a town in the state of Iowa.
  • Dexter (Kansas) - a town in the state of Kansas.
  • Dexter (Kentucky) - a town in the state of Kentucky.
  • Dexter (Maine) - a town in the state of Maine.
  • Dexter (Michigan) - a town in the state of Michigan.
  • Dexter (Minnesota) - a town in the state of Minnesota.
  • Dexter (Mississippi) - a town in the state of Mississippi.
  • Dexter (Missouri) - a town in the state of Missouri.
  • Dexter (New Mexico) - a town in the state of New Mexico.
  • Dexter (New York) - a town in the state of New York.
  • Dexter (North Carolina) - a town in the state of North Carolina.
  • Dexter (Ohio) - a town in the state of Ohio.
  • Dexter (Oregon) - a town in the state of Oregon.
  • Dexter (Pennsylvania) - a town in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • Dexter (Texas) - a town in the state of Texas.
  • Dexter (Wisconsin) - a town in the state of Wisconsin.

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Wiktionary

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English

Etymology

From Latin dexter < Proto-Indo-European *deks(i)-tero- < Proto-Indo-European *deks- (right) (Pokorny, Watkins, 1969; et al.)

Adjective

dexter

  1. right (as opposed to left)
  2. (heraldry) The right side of a shield from the wearer's standpoint, and the left side to the viewer.

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Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *deḱs-. Cognates include Ancient Greek δεξιός (dexios) and Sanskrit दक्षिण (dákṣiṇa).

Adjective

dexter, dextra or dextera, dextrum or dexterum; first/second declension

  1. right
  2. skillful
  3. fortunate, favorable
  4. proper, fitting
  5. masculine vocative singular of dexter

Inflection

First and second declensions (1&2).

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender M. F. N. MM. FF. NN.
nominative dexter dextera dexterum dexterī dexterae dextera
genitive dexterī dexterae dexterī dexterōrum dexterārum dexterōrum
dative dexterō dexterae dexterō dexterīs dexterīs dexterīs
accusative dexterum dexteram dexterum dexterōs dexterās dextera
ablative dexterō dexterā dexterō dexterīs dexterīs dexterīs
vocative dexter dextera dexterum dexterī dexterae dextera

Antonyms

Derived terms

  • dextere
  • dextrē
  • dexteritas
  • dextrale n., dextraliolum n.
  • dextrorsum, dextrorsus, dextroversum
  • ambidexter

Related terms

Descendants

  • Portuguese: destro
  • Sicilian: destru
  • Spanish: diestramente, diestro







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