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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] latinus, from Latium, the region around Rome, possibly from latus, side, + adjective suffix -inus.

Pronunciation

Adjective

Latin (not comparable)

Positive
Latin

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of or relating to the language spoken in ancient Rome.
  2. Of or relating to the script of the language spoken in ancient Rome and many modern alphabets.
  3. Of or relating to ancient Rome or its Empire.
  4. Of or relating to the customs and people descended from the ancient Romans and their Empire.
  5. Of or relating to Latium (modern Lazio), the region around Rome.
  6. Of or from Latin America or of Latin American culture.

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Proper noun

Singular
Latin

Plural
-

Latin

  1. The language of the ancient Romans; Classical Latin.


Ages of Latin
—75 BC    75 BC – 200    300 – 1300    1300 – 1600    1600 – 1900   1900 – present
Old Latin    Classical Latin    Medieval Latin    Renaissance Latin   New Latin    Recent Latin
See also: Vulgar Latin, Ecclesiastical Latin, Low Latin, Romance languages

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Noun

Singular
Latin

Plural
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  1. A person native to ancient Rome or its Empire.
  2. A person who is descended from the ancient Romans.
  3. A person whose native tongue is one descended from Latin, such as a Spaniard or Italian.

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Croatian

Proper noun

Làtīn m.

  1. Latin (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire, descended from the ancient Romans or speaking a Romance language)

French

Noun

Latin m.

  1. Latin (person)

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