eminus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ex ‎(out of, away from) + manus ‎(hand, at hand).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ēminus (not comparable)

  1. at long range, beyond reach
  2. aloof
  3. from afar

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • eminus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • eminus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • eminus in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to use javelins at a distance, swords at close quarters: eminus hastis, comminus gladiis uti
    • to fight with swords at close quarters: gladio comminus (opp. eminus) rem gerere