quam

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷeh₂m, accusative of *kʷeh₂, feminine of *kʷos, *kʷis. Confer with its masculine form Latin cum, as in num-nam, tum-tam.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

quam (not comparable)

  1. how, to what degree
  2. (emphatic) how
  3. (used before superlative) as ... as possible
    Ea vēnit quam celerrime.
    She came here as quick as possible.

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DescendantsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

quam

  1. how
  2. (used after magis) (more ... ) than
    Prudēns magis quam loquāx
    More prudent than talkative
  3. (used after comparative) than
    Is vīdit paucōs servitōs fidēliōres quam eum.
    He has seen few servants more loyal than this slave.

AdjectiveEdit

quam

  1. accusative feminine singular of qui

PronounEdit

quam

  1. accusative feminine singular of qui
  2. accusative feminine singular of quis
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