arbitrium

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From arbiter.

Noun[edit]

arbitrium n ‎(genitive arbitriī); second declension

  1. the decision of an arbiter
  2. judgement, decision, opinion
  3. mastery, dominion, authority

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative arbitrium arbitria
genitive arbitriī arbitriōrum
dative arbitriō arbitriīs
accusative arbitrium arbitria
ablative arbitriō arbitriīs
vocative arbitrium arbitria

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • arbitrium” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • arbitrium” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the decision of the question rests with you: penes te arbitrium huius rei est
    • to put the matter entirely in some one's hands: arbitrio alicuius omnia permittere
    • to put the matter entirely in some one's hands: omnium rerum arbitrium alicui permittere
    • just as you wish: arbitratu, arbitrio tuo
    • to be at the beck and call of another; to be his creature: totum se fingere et accommodare ad alicuius arbitrium et nutum
    • to come before the tribunal of the critics: in existimantium arbitrium venire (Brut. 24. 92)
    • aristocracy (as a form of government): civitas, quae optimatium arbitrio regitur