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latin - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'latin' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Latin [ a.]
- Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as, the Latin language.
- Of, pertaining to, or composed in, the language used by the Romans or Latins; as, a Latin grammar; a Latin composition or idiom.
2 . Latin [ n.]
- A native or inhabitant of Latium; a Roman.
- The language of the ancient Romans.
- An exercise in schools, consisting in turning English into Latin.
- A member of the Roman Catholic Church.
3 . Latin [ v. t.]
- To write or speak in Latin; to turn or render into Latin.

Meaning of 'latin' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . latin [ a]
Meaning (1):
- relating to people or countries speaking Romance languages
Example in sentence:
  • Latin America
Meaning (2):
- of or relating to the ancient region of Latium
Example in sentence:
  • Latin towns
Meaning (3):
- of or relating to the ancient Latins or the Latin language
Example in sentence:
  • Latin verb conjugations
Meaning (4):
- relating to languages derived from Latin
Example in sentence:
  • Romance languages