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altisonus

Ὠς χαρίεν ἔστʹ ἄνθρωπος, ὅταν ἄνθρωπος ᾗ → What a fine thing a human is, when truly human!
Menander, fragment 761

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

altĭsŏnus: a, um, adj. alte-sonus.
I High-sounding, sounding from on high (very rare and only poet.): cardo, Enn. ap. Cic. Tusc. 3, 19, 44 (Trag. Rel. p. 25 Rib.): in altisono caeli clupeo, id. ap. Varr. L. L. 5, § 19 Müll.: Juppiter, Cic. Carm. Div. 1, 47: parens, Sen. Herc. Oet. 530: maritus, * Claud. Ep. 2, 27.—
II Trop., high, sublime: Maro, * Juv. 11, 179.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

altĭsŏnus,¹⁴ a, um (alte, sono), qui résonne fort, tonnant de haut : Enn. Scen. 82 ; 177 ; [poet.] Cic. Div. 1, 106 || [fig.] sublime : Juv. 11, 181.

Latin > German (Georges)

altisonus, a, um (alte u. sono), hoch-, von der Höhe herabtönend, Enn. ann. 575 V.; tr. 8 u. 177: v. Jupiter, Cic. poët. de div. 1, 106. Sen. Herc. Oet. 530. Claud. ep. ad Ser. 31, 27. – übtr., hochtönend = erhaben, Maro, Iuven. 11, 181.

Latin > English

altisonus altisona, altisonum ADJ :: of lofty sound, that sounds high up/in the heavens; sublime; high-sounding