tantum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adverbial accusative of tantus. Compare with tam.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tantum (not comparable)

  1. only, so much, to such a degree (so greatly, so little)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tantum

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

References[edit]

  • tantum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tantum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “tantum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • tantum” 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) this much is certain: hoc (not tantum) certum est
    • (ambiguous) to take only enough food to support life: tantum cibi et potionis adhibere quantum satis est
    • (ambiguous) I will only say this much..: tantum or unum illud or hoc dico