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  • proper n. The Latin language as spoken and written during the Middle Ages.

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  • n. Latin used for liturgical purposes during the Middle Ages


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  • French had borrowed the word from Medieval Latin, in which luxuria was sometimes personified as Lust or Gluttony or Greed.

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  • Carol Witt@936: Someone on the LatinStudy list said much the same; "insquequo" and "exulans" are apparently Medieval Latin, which is why they didn't show up in my Classical reference works.

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  • By this time, Saint Jerome had translated the Bible from Ancient Greek and Hebrew, as well as Aramaic and Old Latin, into one linguistically consistent sacred text in Medieval Latin, further solidifying the centrality of the language throughout the Christian Middle Ages.

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  • Medieval Latin had built its own word for a “depending” structure, the appendicium, which medieval French had reworked into pentiz.

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  • And just as Germanic languages were injecting fresh words and ideas into Medieval Latin, so too did the culture of financial services shift under new influences from the East.

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  • Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin litteralis, from Latin, of a letter, from littera letter

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  • Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin, meeting of three ways, crossroads

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  • Anglo-French motif, from Middle French motif adjective, moving, from Medieval Latin motivus, from Latin motus, past participle of movÄre to move

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  • Maybe cilantro is directly derived from a Latin variant with light vowel, e.g., Medieval Latin celiandrum. MULTILINGUAL SPICES.

  • Later vitus made its way into Medieval Latin as virtualis which means to have certain physical virtues.

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