pridem

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Proto-Italic preposition *pri/*prai (whence prae, prior, prīmus), with the suffix -dem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

prīdem (not comparable)

  1. long ago, long since
  2. previously, formerly

References[edit]

  • pridem in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pridem in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pridem” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • those ideas have long ago been given up: illae sententiae iam pridem explosae et eiectae sunt (Fin. 5. 8. 23)