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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • arbitrium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “arbitrium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • arbitrium” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (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