See also: long a

English edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Preposition edit

longa

  1. (Australian Aboriginal) Belonging to; of, in, at, to. [from 19th c.]
    • 1991, Jimmy Chi, Bran Nue Dae, in Heiss & Minter, Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature, Allen & Unwin 2008, p. 137:
      This fella song all about the Aboriginal people, coloured people, black people longa Australia.
    • 2000, Queensland Department of Justice, Aboriginal English in the courts: a handbook:
      He wait longa river.
Synonyms edit

Etymology 2 edit

 
longa, in musical notation

From Latin longa.

Noun edit

longa (plural longæ or longe or longas)

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

Anagrams edit

Esperanto edit

Etymology edit

From English and French long, from Latin longus.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlonɡa/
  • Hyphenation: lon‧ga
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -onɡa

Adjective edit

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.
    Antonym: mallonga

Derived terms edit

Faroese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse langa.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

longa f (genitive singular longu, plural longur)

  1. ling (fish)
  2. common ling

Declension edit

Declension of longa
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative longa longan longur longurnar
accusative longu longuna longur longurnar
dative longu longuni longum longunum
genitive longu longunnar longa longanna

Derived terms edit

Ido edit

Etymology edit

From Esperanto longa.

Adjective edit

longa

  1. long

Antonyms edit

Derived terms edit

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

Irish edit

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

longa f pl

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

Italian edit

Adjective edit

longa

  1. feminine singular of longo

Anagrams edit

Kituba edit

Verb edit

longa

  1. to advise

Latin edit

Adjective edit

longa

  1. inflection of longus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective edit

longā

  1. ablative feminine singular of longus

Noun edit

longa f (genitive longae); first declension

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

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative longa longae
Genitive longae longārum
Dative longae longīs
Accusative longam longās
Ablative longā longīs
Vocative longa longae

Descendants edit

  • English: longa

References edit

  • longa 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)
  • longa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • 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

Neapolitan edit

Adjective edit

longa f sg

  1. feminine singular of luongo

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Noun edit

longa f

  1. definite singular of longe

Anagrams edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Noun edit

longa f (definite singular longa, indefinite plural longer or longor, definite plural longene or longone)

  1. (pre-2012) alternative form of lange
  2. definite singular of longe

Anagrams edit

Occitan edit

Adjective edit

longa

  1. feminine singular of long

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

From longo.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: lon‧ga

Adjective edit

longa

  1. feminine singular of longo

Derived terms edit

Noun edit

longa f (plural longas)

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

Noun edit

longa (Portugal) f or (Brazil) m (plural longas)

  1. Clipping of longa-metragem.

Spanish edit

Noun edit

longa f (plural longas)

  1. (music) longa

Adjective edit

longa f

  1. feminine singular of longo

Further reading edit