circiter

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From circus (circle, ring) +‎ -iter.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

circiter + accusative

  1. (of place) near, close, round about
    haec loca circiter
    close to this place
  2. (of time) near, close, about

Adverb[edit]

circiter (not comparable)

  1. (of place) on every side; near, round about
  2. (of time) near, close, about
    mediā circiter nocte
    about midnight
  3. (of number) near, close, about
    circiter pars quarta
    about four parts

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • circiter in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879