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EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

From French allonger (to lengthen), or Latin longa (long), i.e. the long rope.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lʌndʒ/
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VerbEdit

longe (third-person singular simple present longes, present participle longeing, simple past and past participle longed)

  1. (US, transitive) To work (a horse) in a circle at the end of a long line or rope.
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NounEdit

longe (plural longes)

  1. A long rope or flat web line, more commonly referred to as a longe line, approximately 20-30 feet long, attached to the bridle, longeing cavesson, or halter of a horse and used to control the animal while longeing.
  2. (obsolete) A lunge; a thrust.
    • 1748, Tobias Smollett, The Adventures of Roderick Random, London: J. Osborn, Volume 2, Chapter 59, p. 252,[1]
      [] he parried my thrusts with great calmness, until I had almost exhausted my spirits; and when he perceived me beginning to flag, attacked me fiercely in his turn.—Finding himself however better opposed than he expected, he resolved to follow his longe, and close with me; accordingly, his sword entered my waistcoat []
  3. (military) The training ground for a horse.
    • 1885, Edward S. Farrow, Farrow’s Military Encyclopedia, New York: for the author, Volume 2, p. 230,[2]
      LONGE.—The training ground for the instruction of a young horse, to render him quiet, tractable, and supple; to give him free and proper use of his limbs, to form his paces, and to prepare him in all respects for the cavalry service.
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Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

longe

  1. plural of longa

ReferencesEdit

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EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

longe

  1. lengthily

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FrenchEdit

InterlinguaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longe (comparative plus longe, superlative le plus longe)

  1. long

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From longus (far, long) + . Compare English long and Icelandic langt and lengi.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

longē (comparative longius, superlative longissimē)

  1. (of space) long, a long way off, far, far off, at a distance
    Longe absum.
    I’m far away.
    Longe absum ab eius criminibus.
    I’m far away from his crimes.
  2. (of time) long, for a long period of time
  3. widely, greatly, much, very much

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AdjectiveEdit

longe

  1. vocative masculine singular of longus

ReferencesEdit

  • longe in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • longe in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • longe in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[3], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) to be far from town: longe, procul abesse ab urbe
    • (ambiguous) far and wide; on all sides; everywhere: longe lateque, passim (e.g. fluere)
    • (ambiguous) the case is exactly similar (entirely different): eadem (longe alia) est huius rei ratio
    • (ambiguous) this is quite another matter: hoc longe aliter, secus est
    • (ambiguous) a wide-spread error: error longe lateque diffusus
    • (ambiguous) to be quite uncivilised: ab omni cultu et humanitate longe abesse (B. G. 1. 1. 3)
    • (ambiguous) Pythagoras' principles were widely propagated: Pythagorae doctrina longe lateque fluxit (Tusc. 4. 1. 2)
    • (ambiguous) to go a long way back (in narrative): longe, alte (longius, altius) repetere (either absolute or ab aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to foresee political events long before: longe prospicere futuros casus rei publicae (De Amic. 12. 40)

NeapolitanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longe

  1. feminine plural of luongo

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *langaz (long), from Proto-Indo-European *dl̥h₁gʰós (long).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

longe

  1. long

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AdverbEdit

longe

  1. long

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese longe, from Latin longe.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

longe (comparative mais longe superlative o mais longe)

  1. far, a long way
    Antonym: perto

AdjectiveEdit

longe m or f (plural longes, comparable)

  1. distant, faraway

Further readingEdit

  • longe” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.