propius

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Comparative of prope, as prope +‎ -ius.

Adverb[edit]

propius (not comparable)

  1. nearly, almost

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • propius in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • propius in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • propius” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be not far away: prope (propius, proxime) abesse
    • to advance nearer to the city: propius accedere ad urbem or urbem
    • to approach the gods: propius ad deos accedere (Mil. 22. 59)