precarius

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From precor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

precārius m (feminine precāria, neuter precārium); first/second declension

  1. related to entreaty or petition
  2. obtained by entreaty or by mere favor
  3. doubtful, uncertain, precarious

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative precārius precāria precārium precāriī precāriae precāria
genitive precāriī precāriae precāriī precāriōrum precāriārum precāriōrum
dative precāriō precāriae precāriō precāriīs precāriīs precāriīs
accusative precārium precāriam precārium precāriōs precāriās precāria
ablative precāriō precāriā precāriō precāriīs precāriīs precāriīs
vocative precārie precāria precārium precāriī precāriae precāria

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • precarius” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • precarious in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911