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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

com-plūres: (conp-), a, and (mostly ante-class.) ia;
I gen. ium (cf. Gell. 5, 21, 6; Charis. pp. 56 and 100 P.; Ter. Phorm. 4, 3, 6 Don.), adj., more than one, not a few, several, very many; as adj. or subst., wholly without comp. force (freq. and class.).
I Adj.
   (a)    Nom.: complures consules, Cic. Fam. 10, 6, 3: Volcani, id. N. D. 3, 22, 55; Nep. Epam. 4 fin. al.: mulieres complures, Ter. Ad. 2, 2, 22: fana compluria, Cato ap. Don. l. l.: nova, Ter. Phorm. l. l.: genera, Cic. Fragm. ap. Don. l. l.: scyphorum paria complura, Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 19, § 47; so, genera ambiguorum, id. de Or. 2, 26, 111 (al. plura): loca, Liv. 40, 45, 3: sacella publica, id. 40, 51, 8.—
   (b)    Gen.: vita excellentium virorum complurium, Nep. Epam. 4 fin.—
   (g)    Dat.: ut compluribus tonsoribus operam daret, Suet. Aug. 79.—
   (d)    Acc.: servos complures, Ter. Heaut. 1, 1, 13; so, menses, id. Phorm. 3, 2, 35: dies, id. Hec. 1, 2, 110; Cic. Fam. 2, 8, 2: alios, * Hor. S. 1, 10, 87.—(ε) Abl.: ratibus compluribus factis, Caes. B. G. 1, 8 Oud. N. cr.; 8, 14 ib. et saep.— (ζ) Sup.: buceta complurima, Gell. 11, 1, 1 Hertz.—
II As subst.
   (a)    complūres, ĭum, m. and f., several, many persons, etc.: Graecis institutionibus eruditi, Cic. N. D. 1, 4, 8; Nep. Timol. 5, 2: (ea) compluribus narravit, Sall. C. 23, 4: mandata ad complures dare, Suet. Tib. 12: complures hostium, Hirt. B. G. 8, 48.—
   (b)    complūra, ium, n., many things: complura ne posui quidem, Caecil. ap. Cic. Fam. 6, 7, 3: ejusdem generis complura, Caes. B. C. 2, 12 fin.>

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

complūrēs,⁸ n., complūra (rart complūria Cato Orig. 1, 23 ; Ter. Phorm. 611 ), ium,
1 adj., assez nombreux, plusieurs : complures nostri milites, bon nombre de nos soldats : Cæs. G. 1, 52, 5 ; 4, 12, 2 ; 7, 47, 7 ; superl. complurimi Gell. 11, 1, 1
2 substt : complures Græcis institutionibus eruditi Cic. Nat. 1, 8, un bon nombre de personnes formées par les enseignements grecs || rare avec gén.] : complures hostium Hirt. G. 8, 48, 7, un bon nombre d’entre les ennemis || [avec ex ] : e vobis complures Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 15, plusieurs d’entre vous, cf. Cæs. G. 2, 17, 2 ; 4, 35, 3 ; 4, 37, 3.

Latin > German (Georges)

com-plūres, neutr. complūra u. (selten) complūria, ium, mehrere zusammen, d.h. ziemlich viele von einer Art, gar nicht wenige (Ggstz. perpauci), I) Adi.: α) v. leb. Wesen: mulieres, Ter.: consules, Cic.: pauperes, Nep.: scriptores, Nep.: complures nostri milites, mehrere unserer S., Caes.: vita excellentium virorum complurium, Nep.: c. corvi, Curt. – β) v. Lebl.: amphorae, Nep.: scyphorum paria, Cic.: domus, Vell.: sacella publica, Liv.: loca, Liv.: urbes, castella, Nep. – dies, Cic. (complurium dierum cibaria, Frontin.): menses, Ter.: anni, Nep.: virtutes, Quint. – Superl. complurima buceta, Gell. 11, 1. § 1 ed. Hertz (al. compluria). – II) subst., complūrēs, mehrere, ziemlich viele, neutr. complūra, mehreres, complures Graecis institutionibus eruditi, Cic.: compluribus narrare alqd, Sall.: a compluribus videri, Liv.: multa minui, multa sustuli, complura ne posui quidem, Caecin. in Cic. ep.: alius... alius... complures, Sall.: haec atque eiusdem generis complura, und dergleichen mehr, Caes. – m. Genet. part., complures hostium, Hirt. b. G.: complures suorum, Frontin. – m. ex u. Abl., complures ex iis, Caes.: ex eo numero complures, Sall. – / neutr. plur. gew. complura; aber auch compluria, Ter. Phorm. 611. Cato origg. 1. fr. 23. Cic. Protag. fr. 4. Apul. met. 10, 13; vgl. Gell. 5, 21, 6 u. Neue-Wagener Formenl.3 2, 271 u. 272 u. Georges, Lexik. d. lat. Wortf. S. 155. – arch. Nbf. quomplures, Plaut. Stich. 198.