Latin edit

Etymology edit

plērus +‎ -que

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

plērusque (feminine plēraque, neuter plērumque or plērunque); first/second-declension adjective (without or with m optionally → n in compounds) with an indeclinable portion

  1. most, very many, most of, the greater or larger part or number of, a very great part or number of
    Synonyms: complures, plūrimus
    Antonyms: perpauci, paucī
  2. (less emphatically) a considerable part or number of, a great part or number of, many, much, many of, much of

Usage notes edit

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective (without or with m optionally → n in compounds) with an indeclinable portion.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative plērusque plēraque plērumque
plērunque
plērīque plēraeque plēraque
Genitive plērīque plēraeque plērīque plērōrumque
plērōrunque
plērārumque
plērārunque
plērōrumque
plērōrunque
Dative plērōque plērōque plērīsque
Accusative plērumque
plērunque
plēramque
plēranque
plērumque
plērunque
plērōsque plērāsque plēraque
Ablative plērōque plērāque plērōque plērīsque
Vocative plēreque plēraque plērumque
plērunque
plērīque plēraeque plēraque

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • plērusque”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • plerusque”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • plērusquĕ in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette, page 1,190/2.
  • plērusque” on page 1,391 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)