salarium

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Substantivisation of salārius (of or pertaining to salt).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

salārium n (genitive salāriī or salārī); second declension

  1. a salary, stipend, allowance, pension; originally money given to soldiers with which to buy salt
  2. a meal

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative salārium salāria
Genitive salāriī
salārī1
salāriōrum
Dative salāriō salāriīs
Accusative salārium salāria
Ablative salāriō salāriīs
Vocative salārium salāria

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

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: salari
  • Dutch: salaris
  • English: salary
  • French: salaire

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