LatinEdit

Latin numbers (edit)
[a], [b] ←  1 II
2
3  → [a], [b]
    Cardinal: duo
    Ordinal: secundus
    Adverbial: bis
    Multiplier: duplex, duplus
    Distributive: bīnī
    Fractional: dīmidius, sēmis

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *dwiplos, from duo +‎ plus.[1] Cf. Ancient Greek διπλόος (diplóos, double), from δι- (di-), from δύο (dúo, two), + -πλόος (-plóos, -fold).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

duplus (feminine dupla, neuter duplum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. double (twice as much, or as big)

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative duplus dupla duplum duplī duplae dupla
Genitive duplī duplae duplī duplōrum duplārum duplōrum
Dative duplō duplō duplīs
Accusative duplum duplam duplum duplōs duplās dupla
Ablative duplō duplā duplō duplīs
Vocative duple dupla duplum duplī duplae dupla

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • duplus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • duplus in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • duplus in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel, Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008, →ISBN