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amplus (feminine ampla, neuter amplum); first/second declension

  1. large, spacious, roomy
  2. abundant, ample
  3. (figuratively, of force) impetuous, violent, strong
  4. magnificent, splendid, glorious
  5. esteemed, distinguished, well-regarded


First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative amplus ampla amplum amplī amplae ampla
genitive amplī amplae amplī amplōrum amplārum amplōrum
dative amplō amplō amplīs
accusative amplum amplam amplum amplōs amplās ampla
ablative amplō amplā amplō amplīs
vocative ample ampla amplum amplī amplae ampla

Derived terms[edit]



  • amplus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • amplus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • amplus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • a man who has held many offices: amplis honoribus usus (Sall. Iug. 25. 4)
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN
  • Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag