-arius

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See also: Arius

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Suffix[edit]

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

  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns or numerals.
    camera (vault, arch) + ‎-ārius → ‎camerārius (climbing, creeping)
    ordō (line, row) + ‎-ārius → ‎ordinārius (ordinary, of the rank and file)
    quaternī (four at a time, by fours) + ‎-ārius → ‎quaternārius (quaternary)
Inflection[edit]

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 -āriō -āriīs
accusative -ārium -āriam -ārium -āriōs -āriās -āria
ablative -āriō -āriā -āriō -āriīs
vocative -ārie -āria -ārium -āriī -āriae -āria
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ārius m (genitive -āriī); first declension

  1. (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)
Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

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

Derived terms[edit]

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