See also: long a

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PrepositionEdit

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.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin longa.

NounEdit

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

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English and French long, from Latin longus.

PronunciationEdit

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

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.
    Antonym: mallonga

Derived termsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse langa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

longa f (genitive singular longu, plural longur)

  1. ling (fish)
  2. common ling
DeclensionEdit
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 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

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longa

  1. feminine singular of longo

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longa

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

AdjectiveEdit

longā

  1. ablative feminine singular of longus

NounEdit

longa f (genitive longae); first declension

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

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

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

DescendantsEdit

  • English: longa

ReferencesEdit

  • longa in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 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

NeapolitanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longa f sg

  1. feminine singular of luongo

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

longa f

  1. definite singular of longe

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by lange
  2. definite singular of longe

AnagramsEdit


OccitanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longa

  1. feminine singular of long

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From longo.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longa

  1. feminine singular of 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)

NounEdit

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

  1. Clipping of longa-metragem.

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

longa f (plural longas)

  1. (music) longa