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

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


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 aequae aequō aequīs aequīs aequīs
Accusative aequum aequam aequum aequōs aequās aequa
Ablative aequō aequā aequō aequīs aequīs aequīs
Vocative aeque aequa aequum aequī aequae aequa

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  1. ^ “equo” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • aequus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aequus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aequus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (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