aequilibrium

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From aequilībris ‎(level, horizontal), from aequus ‎(equal) + lībra ‎(level, line; balance).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aequilībrium n ‎(genitive aequilībriī); second declension

  1. A level or horizontal position, equilibrium.
  2. (figuratively) A perfect equality, reciprocity.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aequilībrium aequilībria
genitive aequilībriī aequilībriōrum
dative aequilībriō aequilībriīs
accusative aequilībrium aequilībria
ablative aequilībriō aequilībriīs
vocative aequilībrium aequilībria

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ReferencesEdit

  • aequilibrium” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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