fortasse

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely a contraction of fortūna esse.

Adverb[edit]

fortasse (not comparable)

  1. perhaps, possibly

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often abbreviated to fort. or fors.

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References[edit]

  • fortasse in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fortasse in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fortasse in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)