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From Proto-Indo-European *to- (demonstrative stem) and maybe *h₂el- (to grow) (cf. the sense of indolēs, from this root). Cognate with Ancient Greek τηλίκος (tēlíkos).



tālis (neuter tāle); third declension

  1. such
  2. distinguished; so great; so excellent


Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative tālis tāle tālēs tālia
genitive tālis tālium
dative tālī tālibus
accusative tālem tāle tālēs tālia
ablative tālī tālibus
vocative tālis tāle tālēs tālia

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  • talis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • talis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • talis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • talis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • such was the end of... (used of a violent death): talem vitae exitum (not finem) habuit (Nep. Eum. 13)
    • (ambiguous) the conversation began in this way: sermo inductus a tali exordio
  • talis in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016


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talis m (uncountable)

  1. thallium (chemical element)

This Lithuanian entry was created from the translations listed at thallium. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see talis in the Lithuanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) August 2010