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Latin edit

Etymology edit

From aqua (water) +‎ -ārius (suffix forming relational adjectives and agent nouns).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

aquārius (feminine aquāria, neuter aquārium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of or pertaining to water

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative aquārius aquāria aquārium aquāriī aquāriae aquāria
Genitive aquāriī aquāriae aquāriī aquāriōrum aquāriārum aquāriōrum
Dative aquāriō aquāriō aquāriīs
Accusative aquārium aquāriam aquārium aquāriōs aquāriās aquāria
Ablative aquāriō aquāriā aquāriō aquāriīs
Vocative aquārie aquāria aquārium aquāriī aquāriae aquāria

Noun edit

aquārius m (genitive aquāriī or aquārī); second declension

  1. a water carrier
  2. the constellations and zodiac sign Aquarius
  3. an aqueduct and pipe inspector

Declension edit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative aquārius aquāriī
Genitive aquāriī
Dative aquāriō aquāriīs
Accusative aquārium aquāriōs
Ablative aquāriō aquāriīs
Vocative aquārie aquāriī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Descendants edit

References edit

  • aquarius”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aquarius”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aquarius in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • aquarius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.