# -ary

*See also:*

**ary**

## Contents

## EnglishEdit

### EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from *unary* and similar, from Latin adjective suffixes *-aris* and *-arius*; compare related *-arian*, and *-adic*.

### SuffixEdit

**-ary**

- of or pertaining to; adjective suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
*order, ordinary*

- (mathematics) having the specified arity.
**1927**, A. D. Campbell, “The discriminant of the*m***-ary**quadratic in the Galois fields of order 2^{n}”,*Annals of Mathematics*, Second Series 29:1-4.**2007**, Philippe Leroux, “A simple symmetry generating operads related to rooted planar*m***-ary**trees and polygonal numbers”,*Journal of Integer Sequences*10:4.

#### SynonymsEdit

#### Derived termsEdit

(math operation of given arity):