LatinEdit

 
statua iūdicis (statue of a judge)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *joudiks. Equivalent to iūs (law) + the root of dīcere (to indicate).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈjuː.deks/, [ˈjuːd̪ɛks̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈju.deks/, [ˈjuːd̪ɛks]
  • (file)

NounEdit

iūdex m (genitive iūdicis); third declension

  1. judge
  2. decider, umpire
  3. juror

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative iūdex iūdicēs
Genitive iūdicis iūdicum
Dative iūdicī iūdicibus
Accusative iūdicem iūdicēs
Ablative iūdice iūdicibus
Vocative iūdex iūdicēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • iudex in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • iudex in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • iudex in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • an impartial judge: iudex incorruptus
    • the case is still undecided: adhuc sub iudice lis est (Hor. A. P. 77)
    • the finding of the jury: sententiae iudicum
    • (ambiguous) to challenge, reject jurymen: iudices reicere (Verr. 3. 11. 28)
  • iudex in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898