utrum

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverbial accusative of uter, used as a conjunction.

Conjunction[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 an (or) to introduce double direct questions, without translating utrum explicitly:
    Utrum tu pro ancilla me habes an pro filia?
    Do you regard me as your slave or as your daughter?
  • 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?


Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

utrum

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular of uter

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Noun[edit]

utrum n

  1. (grammar) common gender
  2. (grammar) A word of common gender.

Declension[edit]

No inflected forms.[1]

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