arithmetica

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀριθμητική (τέχνη) (arithmētikḗ (tékhnē), (art of) counting), feminine of ἀριθμητικός (arithmētikós, arithmetical), from ἀριθμός (arithmós, number, counting), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ri-dʰh₁-mó-s, form of *h₂rey- (to count, reason).

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Noun[edit]

arithmētica f (genitive arithmēticae); first declension

  1. (mathematics) arithmetic

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative arithmētica arithmēticae
Genitive arithmēticae arithmēticārum
Dative arithmēticae arithmēticīs
Accusative arithmēticam arithmēticās
Ablative arithmēticā arithmēticīs
Vocative arithmētica arithmēticae

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References[edit]

  • arithmetica in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • arithmetica in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • arithmetica in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • arithmetic: arithmetica (-orum)
  • arithmetica in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • arithmetica in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin