magis

See also: Magis.

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LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Comparative adverbial form of magnus ‎(big, great), built from its root + Proto-Indo-European *-is, zero-grade of *-yōs. Full grade in māior/ māius.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

magis (not comparable)

  1. more
  2. better
  3. rather

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • magis” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • magis” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • immorality is daily gaining ground: mores in dies magis labuntur (also with ad, e.g. ad mollitiem)
  • magis” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
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