jus gentium

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin ius gentium.

NounEdit

jus gentium (uncountable)

  1. (law) The law of nations; international law.

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

jūs gentium n sg (genitive jūris gentium); third declension

  1. medieval spelling of iūs gentium

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem) with an indeclinable portion, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative jūs gentium
Genitive jūris gentium
Dative jūrī gentium
Accusative jūs gentium
Ablative jūre gentium
Vocative jūs gentium

ReferencesEdit

  • jus gentium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin