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Latin (tellelig og utellelig; flertall Latins)

  1. (språk, utellelig) latin
  2. (demonym, tellelig) En person fra det gamle Roma eller det romerske keiserriket.
    • 1833, Philipp Buttmann (translated by Edward Robinson), A Greek grammar for the use of high schools and universities, page 23
      This appears incontestably from the manner in which the Latins wrote Greek words and names...
  3. En person fra et av nåtidens europeiske land (inkl. Frankrike, Spania etc.) hvis språk har sin opprinnelse i latin.
    • 1933, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, 'All I Survey': a book of essays, page 148
      No ; the test of the contrast between modern Latins and modern Teutons is exactly like the test of the contrast between modern Latins and ancient Latins.
    • 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 760:
      Latins are always conspicuously dangerous when they are serving an unpopular cause for money.
  4. En person fra Latin-Amerika.
    • 1922, William Edmund Aughinbaugh, Advertising for trade in Latin-America, page 150
      In the use of patent medicine the average Latin resembles the American of fifty years ago, who generally had a bottle of some concoction on which he depended whenever he felt out of sorts.
  5. (kristendom) En person som tilhører eller er medlem i den romersk-katolske kirke.
    • 1853, William Palmer, Dissertations on Subjects Relating to the "Orthodox" or "Eastern-Catholic" Communion, page 118
      The modern Latins have been in the habit of blaming the Greek and other Eastern Liturgies for not consecrating by the recital of OUR SAVIOUR'S words of Institution...
  6. En person fra den gamle regionen Latium.