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  1. conditional of varii



Most likely related to vārus.



varius (feminine varia, neuter varium); first/second declension

  1. diverse, different, various, variegated


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative varius varia varium variī variae varia
genitive variī variae variī variōrum variārum variōrum
dative variō variō variīs
accusative varium variam varium variōs variās varia
ablative variō variā variō variīs
vocative varie varia varium variī variae varia

Derived terms[edit]



  • varius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • varius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “varius”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • varius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the changes and chances of this life: ancipites et varii casus
    • to have to submit to the uncertainties of fortune; to be subject to Fortune's caprice: sub varios incertosque casus subiectum esse
    • (ambiguous) to experience the vicissitudes of fortune; to have a chequered career: varia fortuna uti
  • varius in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray