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EtymologyEdit

From altus (high, lofty).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

altitūdō f (genitive altitūdinis); third declension

  1. height (distance from bottom to top)
  2. depth
  3. (figuratively) spiritual or emotional depth

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative altitūdō altitūdinēs
genitive altitūdinis altitūdinum
dative altitūdinī altitūdinibus
accusative altitūdinem altitūdinēs
ablative altitūdine altitūdinibus
vocative altitūdō altitūdinēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • altitudo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • altitudo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “altitudo”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • altitudo” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the exalted strain of the speech: elatio atque altitudo orationis