latus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin latus (side)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

latus (plural latera)

  1. (medicine) Flank.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Earlier *tlātus, from Proto-Italic *tlātos, from Proto-Indo-European *tl̥h₂tós, from the root *telh₂-. Compare Ancient Greek τλάντος (tlántos, bearing, suffering), τολμέω (tolméō, to carry, bear), τελαμών (telamṓn, broad strap for bearing something), Ἄτλας (Átlas, the 'Bearer' of Heaven), Lithuanian tiltas (bridge), Sanskrit तुला (tulā, balance), तुलयति (tulayati, lifts up, weighs), Latin tollō (to bear, support), tulī (I bore), tolerō (bear, endure), tellūs (bearing earth), Old English þolian (to endure) (English thole), Old Armenian թողում (tʿołum, I allow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

lātus (feminine lāta, neuter lātum); first/second-declension participle

  1. perfect passive participle of ferō:
    1. borne, carried, having been carried
    2. suffered, endured, having been suffered
    3. reported, having been reported
Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative lātus lāta lātum lātī lātae lāta
Genitive lātī lātae lātī lātōrum lātārum lātōrum
Dative lātō lātō lātīs
Accusative lātum lātam lātum lātōs lātās lāta
Ablative lātō lātā lātō lātīs
Vocative lāte lāta lātum lātī lātae lāta

Etymology 2[edit]

From earlier *stlātus, from Proto-Indo-European *sterh₃- (to stretch out, extend, spread) or *stelh₃- (broad). Also compare stlatta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lātus (feminine lāta, neuter lātum, comparative lātior, superlative lātissimus, adverb lātē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. wide, broad
  2. spacious, extensive
Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative lātus lāta lātum lātī lātae lāta
Genitive lātī lātae lātī lātōrum lātārum lātōrum
Dative lātō lātō lātīs
Accusative lātum lātam lātum lātōs lātās lāta
Ablative lātō lātā lātō lātīs
Vocative lāte lāta lātum lātī lātae lāta
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Aromanian: lat
  • Catalan: lat
  • French:
  • Italian: lato

Etymology 3[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Some indicate Proto-Indo-European *pleth₂- (flat) or *stelh₃- (broad) (in which case later would be its masculine form).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

latus n (genitive lateris); third declension

  1. side, flank
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative latus latera
Genitive lateris laterum
Dative laterī lateribus
Accusative latus latera
Ablative latere lateribus
Vocative latus latera
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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

latus m

  1. accusative plural form of lats