LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from Archaic Latin uls (beyond) from the pronominal stem il- whence also Latin ille and from the stem ol-.[1] Compare alter.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ulter (feminine ultra, neuter ultrum, comparative ulterior, superlative ultimus, adverb ultrō); first/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er)

  1. that is beyond

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er).

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative ulter ultra ultrum ultrī ultrae ultra
Genitive ultrī ultrae ultrī ultrōrum ultrārum ultrōrum
Dative ultrō ultrō ultrīs
Accusative ultrum ultram ultrum ultrōs ultrās ultra
Ablative ultrō ultrā ultrō ultrīs
Vocative ulter ultra ultrum ultrī ultrae ultra

Usage notesEdit

Only the comparative ulterior and the superlative ultimus occur in classical Latin; the positive is not found until later.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “oltre” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN

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