Latin edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Italic *plousisemos. Suppletive superlative of multus (many).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

plūrimus (feminine plūrima, neuter plūrimum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. most
  2. very many
    Synonyms: complures, plērusque
    Antonyms: perpauci, paucī

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative plūrimus plūrima plūrimum plūrimī plūrimae plūrima
Genitive plūrimī plūrimae plūrimī plūrimōrum plūrimārum plūrimōrum
Dative plūrimō plūrimō plūrimīs
Accusative plūrimum plūrimam plūrimum plūrimōs plūrimās plūrima
Ablative plūrimō plūrimā plūrimō plūrimīs
Vocative plūrime plūrima plūrimum plūrimī plūrimae plūrima

References edit

  • plurimus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • plurimus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • plurimus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • Cicero sends cordial greetings to Atticus: Cicero Attico S.D.P. (salutem dicit plurimam)
    • my best wishes for your welfare: tibi plurimam salutem
    • to have a powerful navy: navibus plurimum posse