See also: Varius

Catalan edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit


  1. plural of variu

Esperanto edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [vaˈrius]
  • Audio:
  • Rhymes: -ius
  • Hyphenation: va‧ri‧us

Verb edit


  1. conditional of varii

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From vārus (bent in; knock-kneed; different) +‎ -ius (-y: forming adjectives).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

varius (feminine varia, neuter varium); first/second-declension adjective

  1. diverse, different, various, variegated, varied

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative varius varia varium variī variae varia
Genitive variī variae variī variōrum variārum variōrum
Dative variō variō variīs
Accusative varium variam varium variōs variās varia
Ablative variō variā variō variīs
Vocative varie varia varium variī variae varia

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References edit

  • varius”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • varius”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • varius 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)
  • varius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the changes and chances of this life: ancipites et varii casus
    • to have to submit to the uncertainties of fortune; to be subject to Fortune's caprice: sub varios incertosque casus subiectum esse
    • (ambiguous) to experience the vicissitudes of fortune; to have a chequered career: varia fortuna uti
  • varius”, in William Smith, editor (1848), A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray