quantus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quam (how, how much).

From Proto-Indo-European *kuiʰent- (how much, how many). Cognates include Sanskrit kivant-, Avestan čvant-, Old Persian čiyant-, Kurdish çend

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quantus m (feminine quanta, neuter quantum); first/second declension

  1. how much, how many

Declension[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative quantus quanta quantum quantī quantae quanta
genitive quantī quantae quantī quantōrum quantārum quantōrum
dative quantō quantae quantō quantīs quantīs quantīs
accusative quantum quantam quantum quantōs quantās quanta
ablative quantō quantā quantō quantīs quantīs quantīs
vocative quante quanta quantum quantī quantae quanta

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References[edit]

  • quantus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • quantity in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911