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From Proto-Indo-European relational adjectival suffix *yo- (belonging to)



-ārius m (feminine -āria, neuter -ārium); first/second declension

  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns or numerals.
    camerārius (climbing, creeping), from camera (vault, arch)
    ordinārius (ordinary, of the rank and file), from ordō (line, row)
    quaternārius (quaternary), from quaternī (four at a time, by fours)
  2. (masculine only) -er; Used to form nouns denoting an agent of use, such as a dealer or artisan, from other nouns.
    argentārius (banker), from argentum (silver)
    aviculārius (bird keeper), from avicula (little bird)
    rētiārius (net fighter), from rēte (net)


  • (adjective):

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative -ārius -āria -ārium -āriī -āriae -āria
genitive -āriī -āriae -āriī -āriōrum -āriārum -āriōrum
dative -āriō -āriae -āriō -āriīs -āriīs -āriīs
accusative -ārium -āriam -ārium -āriōs -āriās -āria
ablative -āriō -āriā -āriō -āriīs -āriīs -āriīs
vocative -ārie -āria -ārium -āriī -āriae -āria
  • (noun):

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative -ārius -āriī
genitive -āriī -āriōrum
dative -āriō -āriīs
accusative -ārium -āriōs
ablative -āriō -āriīs
vocative -ārie -āriī

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