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Definition of “Latin” - Learner’s Dictionary

Latin

noun [U]     /ˈlætɪn/
the language used by ancient RomansLanguage namesHistory
Latin adjective
Translations of “Latin”
in Arabic اللُّغة اللاَّتينِيّة…
in Korean 라틴어…
in Malaysian bahasa Latin, bangsa Latin…
in French latin, Latin/-ine…
in Turkish Latince…
in Italian latino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拉丁語…
in Russian латынь…
in Polish Łacina…
in Vietnamese tiếng La tinh, người nói tiếng La tinh…
in Spanish latín, latino…
in Portuguese latim…
in Thai ภาษาละติน, ชาวละติน…
in German das Latein, der/die Romane/Romanin…
in Catalan llatí…
in Japanese ラテン語…
in Indonesian Latin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拉丁语…
(Definition of Latin from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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