deorsum

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See also: deorsum-

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (down) +‎ vorsum, a variant of versum (towards, -wards), from the perfect passive participle of vortere, vertere (to turn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

deorsum (not comparable)

  1. downwards
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Exodus.20.4:
      Non facies tibi sculptile, neque omnem similitudinem quae est in caelo desuper, et quae in terra deorsum, nec eorum quae sunt in aquis sub terra.
      Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: nghios, ghios, ghiosu
  • Friulian:
  • Italian: giù, giuso
  • Occitan: jos
  • Old French: jus
  • Portuguese: ajuso

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