altum

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

altum n (genitive altī); second declension

  1. the deep, the sea

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative altum alta
genitive altī altōrum
dative altō altīs
accusative altum alta
ablative altō altīs
vocative altum alta

Participle[edit]

altum

  1. nominative neuter singular of altus
  2. accusative masculine singular of altus
  3. accusative neuter singular of altus
  4. vocative neuter singular of altus

Verb[edit]

altum

  1. supine of alō

References[edit]

  • altum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • altum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “altum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • altum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) the tide is coming in: aestus ex alto se incitat (B. G. 3.12)
    • (ambiguous) to study the commonplace: cogitationes in res humiles abicere (De Amic. 9. 32) (Opp. alte spectare, ad altiora tendere, altum, magnificum, divinum suspicere)
    • (ambiguous) what he said made a deep impression on..: hoc verbum alte descendit in pectus alicuius
    • (ambiguous) to go a long way back (in narrative): longe, alte (longius, altius) repetere (either absolute or ab aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to put to sea: vela in altum dare (Liv. 25. 27)
    • (ambiguous) the storm drives some one on an unknown coast: procella (tempestas) aliquem ex alto ad ignotas terras (oras) defert
    • (ambiguous) to make fast boats to anchors: naves (classem) constituere (in alto)