diuturnus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From diū (comparative stem: diut-) +‎ -urnus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

diuturnus (feminine diuturna, neuter diuturnum, comparative diuturnior); first/second-declension adjective

  1. long-lasting
    Synonyms: continuus, aeternus, perennis, assiduus, continuātus, perpetuus
    • Quintus Curtius Rufus, Historiae Alexandri Magni; VIII, 8, 11
      Non est diuturna possessio in quam gladio ducimus; beneficiorum gratia sempiterna est.
      That possession which we gain by the sword is not lasting; gratitude for benefits is eternal.

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative diuturnus diuturna diuturnum diuturnī diuturnae diuturna
Genitive diuturnī diuturnae diuturnī diuturnōrum diuturnārum diuturnōrum
Dative diuturnō diuturnō diuturnīs
Accusative diuturnum diuturnam diuturnum diuturnōs diuturnās diuturna
Ablative diuturnō diuturnā diuturnō diuturnīs
Vocative diuturne diuturna diuturnum diuturnī diuturnae diuturna

ReferencesEdit

  • diuturnus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • diuturnus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • diuturnus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • diuturnus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • diuturnus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016