Last modified on 6 June 2014, at 07:18
See also: Idem, IDEM, and ídem

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin idem (the same).

AdjectiveEdit

idem (not comparable)

  1. The same.

Derived termsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Used almost exclusively in footnotes of academic or scholarly papers, especially those of the legal profession, to indicate that the source referred to in a footnote is the same as the source in the preceding footnote; usually abbreviated when so used.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

idem

  1. idem, ditto

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FrenchEdit

AdverbEdit

idem

  1. idem, likewise

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈidem/
  • Hyphenation: ì‧dem

AdverbEdit

idem

  1. ditto, and so, likewise, also

PronounEdit

idem

  1. ditto, the same

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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

DeterminerEdit

īdem m, eadem f, idem n

  1. the same (usually with ablative)
    • 29 bc. Vergil. Georgics, III
      amor omnibvs idem
      Sex is the same for all of them [viz., every form of man, beast, aquatic or winged life, and livestock]

InflectionEdit

Irregular declension. Similar to which of is, ea, id.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative īdem eadem idem eīdem eaedem eadem
genitive eiusdem eiusdem eiusdem eōrundem eārundem eōrundem
dative eīdem eīdem eīdem eīsdem eīsdem eīsdem
accusative eundem eandem idem eōsdem eāsdem eadem
ablative eōdem eādem eōdem eīsdem eīsdem eīsdem

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 A Manual of Latin Prosody by William Ramsay (2nd Ed.; 1859; Richard Griffin & Co.), page 29
      [… W]e have īdem in the nom. masculine, and ĭdem in the nom. neuter, the original form of these words having been probably isdem and iddem.

PortugueseEdit

PronounEdit

idem

  1. (demonstrative) the aforesaid; ditto

Serbo-CroatianEdit

VerbEdit

idem (Cyrillic spelling идем)

  1. first-person singular present tense form of ići.