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Definition of the noun latinism

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noun - plural: Latinisms

  1. a word or phrase borrowed from Latin

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Google previewInvestigating Lexis (2015)

Vocabulary Teaching, ESP, Lexicography and Lexical Innovation by José Ramón Calvo-Ferrer, Miguel Ángel Campos Pardillos

The Latinism is the ablative form of the gerund, in the English sentence, it is used adverbially to modify the verbal construction “could be accepted”. (...) KGKGog to Tevikó Atkoothplo ékplve Ótt m ETItpotli Öq81}.8 vo. &pguvnoel, ex post facto, ...

Google previewThe Bookman (1904)

Latinism is the prevailing vice, and the iamb is often made up of one or two lumbering long words. A study of these poems would show our Latinisers, the beauty of simple art. JAMES DOUGLAS, THE FAMILY EGOIST.4 First, a phrase or two ...

Google previewDictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (2012)

by J. A. Cuddon

Latinism. A word, phrase, or grammatical construction based on a Latin form or model. Characteristic of many prose and verse styles from the 17th c. onwards; and particularly in the 18th ...

Google previewThe Anthem Dictionary of Literary Terms and Theory (2010)

by Peter Auger

latinism (latinate) A word, phrase or GRAMMATICAL construction taken from Latin and incorporated into English. A STYLE characterized by such usages is known as Latinate.

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

is not justified as a legal LaTINIsm, inasmuch as so many ordinary English words, such as evidently, apparently, or on its face, suffice in its stead. "Ex facie [read Patently] those ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

Injuria, a latinism, is a needless variant in common-law contexts. See (a). Inland Revenue Service. See Internal Revenue Service. in law. See under law. in-law, n ., is generally hyphenated or spelled as one word. in lieu of. A. Generally.

Google previewAn Irish-English Dictionary (1904)

Being a Thesaurus of Words, Phrases and Idioms of the Modern Irish Language, with Explanations in English by Patrick Stephen Dinneen

Latinism. tATOneoiti, -OfiA, -oiiifoe, m., .1 Latinist. C, -A, /., strength, force. tAfOfiijjim, -lugA'o, v. tr., ] strengthen, invigorate. ! t,Atje, g. id., pi. id . and -AnnA, /., a mattock, a spado, a " loy " ; the blade of a spade (Don.) (also e ...

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Latinism Meaning

Video shows what Latinism means. Any word or phrase borrowed from Latin, or suggestive of Latin. Latinism Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

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