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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Kriol langa, from English along. Compare Bislama and Tok Pisin long.

PrepositionEdit

longa

  1. (Australian Aboriginal) on, in, at, to
    • 2000, Queensland Department of Justice, Aboriginal English in the courts: a handbook
      He wait longa river.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin longa.

NounEdit

 
longa, in musical notation

longa (plural longas)

  1. (music) A musical note equal to two or three breves, i.e. four or six whole notes.

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English and French long, from Latin longus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longa (accusative singular longan, plural longaj, accusative plural longajn)

  1. long
    • 1915, L. L. Zamenhof (translator), Malnova Testamento, Eliro 2:23.
      Post longa tempo mortis la reĝo de Egiptujo.
      After a long time the king of Egypt died.

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto longa.

AdjectiveEdit

longa

  1. long

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • longeskar (to lengthen, transitive verb)
  • longigar (to lengthen, elongate, prolong, intransitive verb)

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈl̪ˠɔŋə], [ˈl̪ˠɔŋɡə], [ˈl̪ˠʊŋə], [ˈl̪ˠʊŋɡə]

NounEdit

longa f pl

  1. nominative plural of long
  2. vocative plural of long
  3. dative plural of long

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longa

  1. nominative feminine singular of longus
  2. nominative neuter plural of longus
  3. accusative neuter plural of longus
  4. vocative feminine singular of longus
  5. vocative neuter plural of longus

longā

  1. ablative feminine singular of longus

NounEdit

longa f (genitive longae); first declension

  1. (music) a long (British), quadruple whole note (US)

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative longa longae
genitive longae longārum
dative longae longīs
accusative longam longās
ablative longā longīs
vocative longa longae

ReferencesEdit

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “longa”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • longa” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) this word ends in a long syllable: haec vox longa syllaba terminatur, in longam syllabam cadit, exit
    • (ambiguous) to begin with a long syllable: oriri a longa (De Or. 1. 55. 236)
    • (ambiguous) a man-of-war: navis longa

NeapolitanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longa f sg

  1. feminine singular of luongo

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From longo.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longa f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective longo.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

longa f (plural longas)

  1. (grammar) long syllable
  2. (music) long (a note formerly used in music, twice the length of a breve)
  3. Clipping of longa-metragem.

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

longa f (plural longas)

  1. (music) longa