Latinity



[luh-tin-i-tee] /ləˈtɪn ɪ ti/

noun
1.
knowledge or use of the Latin language:
He bemoaned the lack of Latinity among today’s scholars.
2.
Latin style or idiom.
/ləˈtɪnɪtɪ/
noun
1.
facility in the use of Latin
2.
Latin style, esp in literature

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