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(ˌlɪt əˈrɑ təs, -ˈreɪ-)

sing. of literati.
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Garcia with Fide rating 2404, tied for first-thirdplaces with fifthseed FM Mari Joseph Turqueza and eighthseed FM Austin Jacob Literatus with 6.
CEBU CITY - Fide Master Austin Jacob Literatus of Davao City settled for the bronze medal at the close of the 2018 POC-PSC Philippine National Games Rapid Chess championships played at the Robinson's Galleria, here Friday afternoon.The 19th seed Toril-based woodpusher wound-up with the 2nd runner-up finish after losing via tiebreaks next to GM Jayson Gonzales of Albay and GM Darwin Laylo of Marikina who took the gold and silver medals, respectively.
The literatus said a strong will could accomplish the most difficult tasks.' The Kohistani language will develop greatly if the Kohistani people resolved to make concerted efforts for their social and economic development,' he said, announcing that the next Kohistani conference would be arranged at Mingora in Swat.
A clear example is provided by stories about a young literatus running off with a woman from an older colleague's household.