utrum

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

utrum

  1. whether

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used with an(or) in the construction utrum...an(whether...or):
    Nescio quid intersit, utrum nunc veniam, an ad decem annos.
    I know not what matter it is, whether I come now or after ten years.
  • Used with necne in the construction utrum...necne(whether...or not').
    Tune scis utrum Vergilius praeclarissimus poeta Romanus sit necne?
    Do you know whether or not Vergilius was the most famous Roman poet?

Adjective[edit]

utrum

  1. nominative neuter singular of uter
  2. accusative neuter singular of uter
  3. vocative neuter singular of uter

References[edit]

  • utrum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • utrum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to offer a person the alternative of... or..: optionem alicui dare, utrum...an
    • (ambiguous) it is a debated point whether... or..: in contentione ponitur, utrum...an

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

utrum n

  1. (grammar) A word of common gender.

Declension[edit]

No inflected forms.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ utrum in Svenska Akademiens Ordlista över svenska språket (13th ed., online)