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Synonyms for Latin

an inhabitant of ancient Latium

a person who is a member of those peoples whose languages derived from Latin

relating to languages derived from Latin

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To begin with, Oldbuck is not just an amateur in the sense of a nonprofessional, but above all in the sense of a 'lover': excitement and passion drive his unstoppable effusions of Latinisms and his desire to collect and curate objects.
The combination is kept in Latinisms such as respecto (V: 13); victura (VI: 25, 30); victurale (VI: 30, 32); victurali (V: 34) victuralle (VI: 27).
They illustrate the relevant general issues with a discussion of the replacement of the set marear/mareante by the Latinisms navegar/navegante and the rivalry between native cuaderna 'frame of the hull'and such borrowings as estemenara, (short-lived) orenga, and varenga.
The complexity of legal English is aggravated with Latinisms, Norman / French terms, the use of adverbs (hereinafter, thereto, hereunto, hereunder, thereof, hereby, therewith, whereof, etc.
She does indicate some Latinisms in Heywood's English, notably 'freate' or 'frete' meaning 'sea', translating the Latin fretum, as well as 'roge' for 'funeral pyre' as the translation of rogus.
The advantage of using the neologisms 'lex sportiva' and 'lex ludica' in this sense would also be that they are commonly used international technical terms which, as Latinisms, do not require translation into various national languages.
Therefore, in the transcription archaic forms present in the documentary source--the etymologic "h", Latinisms, alternation of double and single consonants--are retained while accents, apostrophes, punctuation, capital letters and lower cases, "u" and "v" (and vice versa) found throughout printed documents are to be modernized.
8) Preference of Latinisms over other options: Sentences containing verbs such as continue, abandon, require, proceed or nouns such as assistance or persons are preferred over go on, leave, need, sail, help or people, respectively.
16) In addition to readability, however, we were able to generate data on five common measures of plain legal English: (1) stuffy terms that often have plainer counterparts, like "abutting," "commence," "multitudinous," and "necessitous"; (2) compound constructions that usually can be expressed in a plainer way, like "during the period from," "with regard to," "because of the fact that"; (3) redundant legal phrases like "false and untrue," "aid and abet," and "give, devise and bequeath"; (4) "lawyerisms" like "hereby," "aforesaid," and "wherein"; and (5) Latinisms like "id est," "ad quod damnum," and "de lege lata".
It was not enough that the resultant compositions should be an almost meaningless jumble of artificial expressions and numbing Latinisms, but the verse forms themselves were submitted to every kind of distortion that the misguided ingenuity of poetasters could contrive.
who avoids repetition and Latinisms in favour of a more varied" and rhetorically innovative vocabulary.
Latinisms in Swiss Italian (Giovanni Bonfadini), Armenian infinitives (Andrea Scala), Vedic verbs (Massimo Vai), and other articles on Syriac, Egyptian.
Undoubtedly, the recourse to Latinisms such as these is not theological pedantry, but intended to make visible a conflict, a rift, a process of marginalization, seeking to crack and turn inside out hegemonic narratives.
Schulz's poetic prose has its roots in Galician Polish, a language traced by the official Imperial Austrian German, fond of convoluted sentences and archaic-sounding Latinisms, yet rich and polyphonic, spiced with Yiddish wit, laced with Hasidic fantasy and echoing the musicality of Ukrainian, spoken in the countryside around Drohobych.
Thus, when Briusov in the 1910s writes his "Roman novels," such as The Altar of Victory, he fills them with exotic archaeological details and lexical Latinisms.