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perennis

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Hippocrates

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

pĕrennis: (‡ pĕremnis, Inscr. Ann. p. Chr. 341 ap. Guattani Monum. Inedit. 1, 5, p. 39), e (
I abl. sing. perenne, Ov. H. 8, 64; id. F. 3, 654), adj. per-annus, that lasts or continues the year through (post-Aug.): aves perennes, that remain with us all the year round, Plin. 10, 25, 36, § 73.—
II Transf., everlasting, never failing, unceasing, perpetual, perennial (class.; cf.: jugis, perpetuus): aquae, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 48, § 107; cf. Liv. 1, 21, 3: fons, Caes. B. G. 8, 43: amnis, Liv. 4, 30: rivi, Plin. Ep. 5, 6, 11: cursus stellarum, Cic. N. D. 2, 21, 56: vinum, i. e. that bears keeping, Col. 3, 2, 10: adamas, Ov. M. 15, 813: monumenta, id. F. 2, 265; of a person: super Astra ferar, id. M. 15, 875.—Comp.: exegi monumentum aere perennius, more lasting, more enduring, Hor. C. 3, 30, 1.—
   B Trop., unfailing, uninterrupted, continual, perpetual, etc.: lucrum, Plaut. Am. p. 16: perennis et contestata majorum virtus, Cic. Fl. 11, 25: continuata motio et perennis, id. Tusc. 1, 10, 22: loquacitas, id. de Or. 3, 48, 185: animus in rem publicam, id. Prov. Cons. 9, 23.—Hence, adv., in two forms, pĕrenne (post-Aug.) and pĕrennĭter (post-class.).
   A pĕrenne.
   1    Lit., all the year through, Col. 12, 18, 2.—
   2    Transf., constantly, perpetually (postclass.): abies perenne durabilis, Pall. 12, 15, 1: perenne vivax, Paul. Nol. Carm. 11, 68.—
   B pĕrennĭter, constantly, continually, always, perpetually: arbor frondens perenniter, Aug. Doctr. Christ. 2, 16: perenniter servare amicitias, Sid. Ep. 7, 9; Cod. Th. 7, 20, 2; Sol. 65.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

(1) pĕrennis,¹⁰ e (per, annus),
1 qui dure toute l’année : perennes aves Plin. 10, 73, oiseaux qui restent toute l’année
2 qui dure, solide, durable : vinum perenne Col. Rust. 3, 2, 10, vin de garde, qui se conserve ; perennis fons Hirt. G. 8, 43, 5, source qui ne tarit pas, cf. Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 107 ; perennes stellarum cursus Cic. Nat. 2, 56, révolutions constantes des planètes ; monumentum ære perennius Hor. O. 3, 30, 1, un monument plus durable que l’airain || [fig.] perennis animus Cic. Prov. 23, sentiment inaltérable ; perennis loquacitas Cic. de Or. 3, 185, babil intarissable ; perennis inimicus Cic. Fam. 1, 9, 2, éternel ennemi.

Latin > German (Georges)

per-ennis, e (per u. annus), I) das ganze Jahr hindurch dauernd, -bleibend, militia, Liv.: aves, Plin. – Adv. perenne, das ganze Jahr hindurch, Colum. – II) übtr., fortdauernd, immerwährend, beständig, a) v. konkr. Subjj.: aquae, immer fließend, nie versiegend, Cic.: u. so amnis, Cic. u. Liv.: cursus stellarum, Cic.: vinum, sich haltend, Colum.: monumentum aere perennius, Hor.: thalamus, dauerhaft, fest, stark, Ov.: so auch adamas, Ov. – b) v. Abstr.: virtus, Cic.: loquacitas, Cic.: animus in rem publicam, Cic.: perennem (zum f.) militiam facere, Liv. – Adv. perenne, Pallad. u. Paul. Nol. – / Abl. perenne, Ov. her. 8, 64 u. fast. 3, 654 (wenn nicht als adverb. Akk. aufzufassen, wie facile).

Latin > English

perennis perennis, perenne ADJ :: continual; everlasting, perpetual, perennial; eternal