novissimus

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

novissimus (feminine novissima, neuter novissimum, positive novus); first/second declension

  1. newest or very new
  2. youngest or very young
  3. very or most recent, latest
  4. latest or last
    In primō quidem librō omnia verba cōnscrīpsī per ōrdinem litterārum ā prīmā litterā ūsque ad novissimam litteram.
    In the first book I wrote down all words in alphabetical order, from the first letter all the way to the last.
  5. very or most unusual

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative novissimus novissima novissimum novissimī novissimae novissima
Genitive novissimī novissimae novissimī novissimōrum novissimārum novissimōrum
Dative novissimō novissimō novissimīs
Accusative novissimum novissimam novissimum novissimōs novissimās novissima
Ablative novissimō novissimā novissimō novissimīs
Vocative novissime novissima novissimum novissimī novissimae novissima

References[edit]

  • novissimus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • novissimus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • novissimus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the rearguard: agmen novissimum (extremum)
    • to press the rearguard: novissimos premere
    • to throw the rearguard into confusion: novissimos turbare
    • to harass the rear: novissimos carpere
    • to protect the troops in the rear: novissimis praesidio esse