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See also: löngum and lǫngum



From longus (far, long, vast).



  1. nominative neuter singular of longus
  2. accusative masculine singular of longus
  3. accusative neuter singular of longus
  4. vocative neuter singular of longus


  • longum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • longum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • longum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be far from town: longe, procul abesse ab urbe
    • (ambiguous) at a great distance: longo spatio, intervallo interiecto
    • (ambiguous) to finish a very long journey: longum itineris spatium emetiri
    • (ambiguous) far and wide; on all sides; everywhere: longe lateque, passim (e.g. fluere)
    • (ambiguous) after a fairly long interval: satis longo intervallo
    • (ambiguous) the case is exactly similar (entirely different): eadem (longe alia) est huius rei ratio
    • (ambiguous) this is quite another matter: hoc longe aliter, secus est
    • (ambiguous) a wide-spread error: error longe lateque diffusus
    • (ambiguous) to be quite uncivilised: ab omni cultu et humanitate longe abesse (B. G. 1. 1. 3)
    • (ambiguous) Pythagoras' principles were widely propagated: Pythagorae doctrina longe lateque fluxit (Tusc. 4. 1. 2)
    • (ambiguous) to go a long way back (in narrative): longe, alte (longius, altius) repetere (either absolute or ab aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) this word ends in a long syllable: haec vox longa syllaba terminatur, in longam syllabam cadit, exit
    • (ambiguous) to begin with a long syllable: oriri a longa (De Or. 1. 55. 236)
    • (ambiguous) to foresee political events long before: longe prospicere futuros casus rei publicae (De Amic. 12. 40)
    • (ambiguous) a man-of-war: navis longa
    • (ambiguous) not to be prolix: ne longum sit