longum

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See also: löngum

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From longus (far, long, vast).

Adjective[edit]

longum

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

References[edit]

  • 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 Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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