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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.

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

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