aequilibrium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aequilībris (level, horizontal), from aequus (equal) + lībra (level, line; balance).

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Noun[edit]

aequilībrium n (genitive aequilībriī); second declension

  1. A level or horizontal position, equilibrium.
  2. (figuratively) A perfect equality, reciprocity.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aequilībrium aequilībria
genitive aequilībriī aequilībriōrum
dative aequilībriō aequilībriīs
accusative aequilībrium aequilībria
ablative aequilībriō aequilībriīs
vocative aequilībrium aequilībria

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References[edit]

  • aequilibrium in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879