altitudo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From altus (high, lofty).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

altitūdō f (genitive altitūdinis); third declension

  1. height (distance from bottom to top)
  2. depth
  3. (figuratively) spiritual or emotional depth

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative altitūdō altitūdinēs
genitive altitūdinis altitūdinum
dative altitūdinī altitūdinibus
accusative altitūdinem altitūdinēs
ablative altitūdine altitūdinibus
vocative altitūdō altitūdinēs

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References[edit]

  • altitudo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • altitudo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “altitudo”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • altitudo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the exalted strain of the speech: elatio atque altitudo orationis