aequum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantive use of aequus (level, even, equal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aequum n (genitive aequī); second declension

  1. what is right or fair
  2. level ground
  3. equal footing

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aequum aequa
genitive aequī aequōrum
dative aequō aequīs
accusative aequum aequa
ablative aequō aequīs
vocative aequum aequa

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • aequum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aequum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to have an appreciative audience: populum facilem, aequum habere
    • to judge some one equitably: aequum iudicem se alicui praebere
    • (ambiguous) to endure a thing with (the greatest) sang-froid: aequo (aequissimo) animo ferre aliquid
    • (ambiguous) justly and equitably: ex aequo et bono (Caecin. 23. 65)
    • (ambiguous) to live with some one on an equal footing: aequo iure vivere cum aliquo
    • (ambiguous) in a favourable position: idoneo, aequo, suo (opp. iniquo) loco
  • aequum in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press