circum

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: circum-

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adverbial accusative of circus (circle, ring).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

circum (not comparable)

  1. about, around
  2. in a circle, all around, on both sides

Preposition[edit]

circum (+ accusative)

  1. about, around, near
  2. through, among, to
  3. nearby, at, in the neighbourhood of

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • circum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • circum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • circum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill