librarius

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From liber (book) +‎ -ārius.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

librārius (feminine librāria, neuter librārium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. of or pertaining to books

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative librārius librāria librārium librāriī librāriae librāria
Genitive librāriī librāriae librāriī librāriōrum librāriārum librāriōrum
Dative librāriō librāriō librāriīs
Accusative librārium librāriam librārium librāriōs librāriās librāria
Ablative librāriō librāriā librāriō librāriīs
Vocative librārie librāria librārium librāriī librāriae librāria

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

librārius m (genitive librāriī or librārī, feminine librāria); second declension

  1. a scribe, copyist, secretary
  2. a bookseller

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative librārius librāriī
Genitive librāriī
librārī1
librāriōrum
Dative librāriō librāriīs
Accusative librārium librāriōs
Ablative librāriō librāriīs
Vocative librārie librāriī

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

ReferencesEdit

  • librarius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • librarius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • librarius 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)
  • librarius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • librarius in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers