vivat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vīvat.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈviːvat/, /ˈvʌɪvat/

Interjection[edit]

vivat

  1. A cry wishing someone long life and prosperity.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 338:
      The magistrates were mobbed by vivat-yelling crowds, some 10,000 of whom made their way to the Bastille where they clamoured for Rohan's release.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

vivat m (plural vivats)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) cheer

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

vīvat

  1. third-person singular present active subjunctive of vīvō; long live