longus

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dl̥h₁gʰós (long). Compare English long, Ancient Greek δολιχός (dolikhós); compare also λαγγάζω (langázō) and λογγάζω (longázō).

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Adjective[edit]

longus m (feminine longa, neuter longum); first/second declension

  1. (of space) far, long; extended, prolonged
  2. (of time) long; tedious, laborious; long duration, continuance
  3. (of speech or writing) long-winded, lengthy
  4. great, vast, spacious
  5. remote, distant, far off.

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative longus longa longum longī longae longa
genitive longī longae longī longōrum longārum longōrum
dative longō longae longō longīs longīs longīs
accusative longum longam longum longōs longās longa
ablative longō longā longō longīs longīs longīs
vocative longe longa longum longī longae longa

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References[edit]

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