Definition of res angusta domi in English:

res angusta domi

noun

  • Straitened financial circumstances; limited means.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Wilkins (1614–1672), theologian and natural philosopher. From classical Latin rēs angusta domī ‘narrowed circumstances at home’ from rēs thing + angusta, feminine of angustus + domī at home, locative of domus home.

Pronunciation

res angusta domi

/ˌrɛz aŋˌɡʌstə ˈdɒmi//ˌreɪz aŋˌɡʊstə ˈdɒmi/