See also: Tālis

English edit

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit


  1. Alternative form of tallit

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit


  1. plural of tali

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Verb edit


  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of talar

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Italic *tālis, from Proto-Indo-European *to- (demonstrative stem) and maybe *h₂el- (to grow) (cf. the sense of indolēs, from this root). Cognate with Ancient Greek τηλίκος (tēlíkos, of such an age), Welsh talu (to pay), Proto-Slavic *toliko (this much).[1]

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

tālis (neuter tāle, adverb tāliter); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. such
    tālis ... quālisjust like
  2. so or such a distinguished, great, excellent, or important
    • 29 BCE – 19 BCE, Virgil, Aeneid 4.47-48:
      “Quam tū urbem, soror, hanc cernēs, quae surgere rēgna / coniugiō tālī!
      “What [about] your city, [my] sister — this you will see! — what a realm [will] arise from such a distinguished union!”
      (Anna endorses Dido’s prospective marriage to Aeneas as advantageous for Carthage and its queen.)

Declension edit

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative tālis tāle tālēs tālia
Genitive tālis tālium
Dative tālī tālibus
Accusative tālem tāle tālēs
Ablative tālī tālibus
Vocative tālis tāle tālēs tālia

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Descendants edit

  • Aragonese: tall
  • Catalan: tal
  • Corsican: tali
  • Extremaduran: tal
  • French: tel
  • Friulian: tâl
  • Galician: tal
  • Gallurese: tali, tal
  • Istro-Romanian: tore
  • Interlingua: tal
  • Italian: tale
  • Ligurian: , tâle
  • Megleno-Romanian: tari
  • Mirandese: tal
  • Occitan: tal
  • Old French: tel, itel
  • Old Galician-Portuguese: tal, atal
  • Piedmontese: tal
  • Portuguese: tal
  • Romanian: tare atare
  • Sassarese: tari
  • Sicilian: tali
  • Spanish: tal
  • Venetian: tal

References edit

  • talis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • talis”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • talis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • talis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • such was the end of... (used of a violent death): talem vitae exitum (not finem) habuit (Nep. Eum. 13)
    • (ambiguous) the conversation began in this way: sermo inductus a tali exordio
  • Dizionario Latino, Olivetti
  • talis in Ramminger, Johann (2016 July 16 (last accessed)) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 605

Lithuanian edit

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Noun edit

talis m (uncountable)

  1. thallium (chemical element)

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