ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbrɛ.vi/
  • Rhymes: -ɛvi
  • Hyphenation: brè‧vi

AdjectiveEdit

brevi

  1. plural of breve

VerbEdit

brevi

  1. inflection of breviare:
    1. second-person singular present indicative
    2. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ablative of brevis (short, small).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

brevī (not comparable)

  1. soon, shortly
    • Titus Livius, Ab Urbe Condita I, 1:
      Brevi stirpis quoque virilis ex novo matrimonio fuit
      In a short time, moreover, there was a male scion out of the new marriage
  2. briefly, with few words

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DescendantsEdit

From in + *breve

  • French: en bref
  • Italian: in breve
  • Portuguese: em breve
  • Spanish: en breve

AdjectiveEdit

brevī

  1. dative/ablative masculine/feminine/neuter singular of brevis

ReferencesEdit

  • brevi”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • brevi in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to make a short survey of a thing: in brevi conspectu ponere aliquid
    • in short; to be brief: ut paucis (brevi, breviter) complectar
    • in short; to be brief: ut brevi comprehendam
    • in short; to be brief: ut brevi praecīdam
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)