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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aequus m ‎(feminine aequa, neuter aequum); first/second declension

  1. equal
  2. level, even
  3. calm
  4. fair, impartial
  5. just

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative aequus aequa aequum aequī aequae aequa
genitive aequī aequae aequī aequōrum aequārum aequōrum
dative aequō aequō aequīs
accusative aequum aequam aequum aequōs aequās aequa
ablative aequō aequā aequō aequīs
vocative aeque aequa aequum aequī aequae aequa

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ReferencesEdit

  • aequus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.aequus”.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) friend and foe: aequi iniqui
    • (ambiguous) to endure a thing with (the greatest) sang-froid: aequo (aequissimo) animo ferre aliquid
    • (ambiguous) justly and equitably: ex aequo et bono (Caecin. 23. 65)
    • (ambiguous) a sound judicial system: aequa iuris descriptio (Off. 2. 4. 15)
    • (ambiguous) to live with some one on an equal footing: aequo iure vivere cum aliquo
    • (ambiguous) in a favourable position: idoneo, aequo, suo (opp. iniquo) loco
  1. ^ “equo” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2