latus

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

latus ‎(plural latera)

  1. (medicine) Flank.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Earlier *tlātus, 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).

Participle[edit]

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

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

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 lātae lātō lātīs lātīs lātīs
accusative lātum lātam lātum lātōs lātās lāta
ablative lātō lātā lātō lātīs lātīs lātīs
vocative lāte lāta lātum lātī lātae lāta

Etymology 2[edit]

Of uncertain origin. Some indicate Proto-Indo-European *plat- ‎(flat). Cognate with Latin plautus, Ancient Greek πλατύς ‎(platús), English flat.

Noun[edit]

latus n ‎(genitive lateris); third declension

  1. side, flank
Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative latus latera
genitive lateris laterum
dative laterī lateribus
accusative latus latera
ablative latere lateribus
vocative latus latera
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From earlier stlātus, from Proto-Indo-European *sterh₃- ‎(to stretch out, extend, spread). Whence also sternō, from which compare strātus. Also compare stlatta.

Adjective[edit]

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

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

First/second declension.

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 lātae lātō lātīs lātīs lātīs
accusative lātum lātam lātum lātōs lātās lāta
ablative lātō lātā lātō lātīs lātīs lātīs
vocative lāte lāta lātum lātī lātae lāta
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • latus” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

latus m

  1. accusative plural form of lats