contrarius

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From contrā (against).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

contrārius (feminine contrāria, neuter contrārium); first/second declension

  1. opposite, opposed, contrary

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative contrārius contrāria contrārium contrāriī contrāriae contrāria
genitive contrāriī contrāriae contrāriī contrāriōrum contrāriārum contrāriōrum
dative contrāriō contrāriō contrāriīs
accusative contrārium contrāriam contrārium contrāriōs contrāriās contrāria
ablative contrāriō contrāriā contrāriō contrāriīs
vocative contrārie contrāria contrārium contrāriī contrāriae contrāria

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • contrarius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • contrarius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “contrarius”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • contrarius” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) in an opposite direction: in contrarium; in contrarias partes
    • to discuss both sides of a question: in utramque partem, in contrarias partes disputare (De Or. 1. 34)
    • (ambiguous) in an opposite direction: in contrarium; in contrarias partes
  • contrary in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911