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                     P. G. W. Glare (ed.): Oxford Latin Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press 1982

 

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Passages for modul-

 

for more see:

Thesaurus Linguae Latinae. 1900-2006 (to pu-)

 

see also:

Charlton T. Lewis, Charles Short: A Latin Dictionary. 1879

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0059

 

German translations by Karl Ernst Georges see:

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modulābilis ~is ~e, a. [MODVLOR+-BILIS]

That can be musically executed.

Hyblaea ~e Carmen auena CALP.Ecl.4.63.

 

modulāmen ~inis, n. [MODVLOR+-MEN]

A change in the quality of a sound, modulation.

simili usus ~ine ‚manifesto peccatu' inquit, non 'peccato' GEL.13.21.16.

 

modulāmentum ~ī, n. [MODVLOR+-MENTVM] = prec.

id potius..'ris.. orationis M. Tullii conuenisse GEL.I.7.19.

 

modulātē, adv. compar. ~ius. [MODVLATVS1+-E]

In a musical manner, melodiously.

~e canentes tibiae CIC.N.D.2.22; uerba ~ius collocasti FRO.Ver.2.p.132(121N); tibicinium scite ~eque adhibitum GEL.4.13.3; non .. distincte nimis atque compte atque ~e res acta est 6(7).3.52; 11.13.2.

 

modulātiō ~ōnis, f. [MODVLOR+-TIO]

 

1 Inflexion of tone, modulation.

Genera .. sunt ~onum tria VITR.5.4.3; cantus nos nonnumquam et citata ~o instigat SEN.Dial.4.2.4; quorundam (oratorum) non est compositio, ~o est Ep.114.15; uocis rationem Aristoxenus musicus diuidit in rhythmon et melos, quorum alterum ~one, alterum canore ac sonis constat QUINT.Inst.1.10.22; quae (uerba) neque augeri nec minui nec sicuti <toni> ~one produci aut corripi possunt 9.4.89; ~o scaenica 11.3.57; ab hac .. tam decora incedendi ~one alieni sunt GEL.1.11.18.

 

2 Calculation of measurements from a standard unit.

idoneae bis institutionibus explicabuntur ~onibus ararum deformationes VITR.4.9.1; columnas .. ex ratione ~onis perfectas 5.9.2; 5.9.3.

 

modulātor ~ōris, m. [MODVLOR+-TOR]

One who makes up tunes.

quamuis tacet Hermo genes cantor tamen atque optimus est ~or HOR.S.1.3.130; (w. uocis and sim.) uocis et cantus ~orem .. requirant COL.1.pr.3; Antigenidas, omnis uoculae melleus ~or APUL.Fl.4.

 

modulātus1 ~a ~um, a. compar. ~ior, superl. -issimus. [pple. of MODVLOR]

 

1 Musical, harmonious.

~us editur sonus PLIN.Nat.10.81; ~issimo aliquo tibiarum aut fidium cantu FLOR.Epit.1.23(2.7.15); ~is Alexandrinorum laudationibus SUET.Nero 20.3; fistulae longe auibus ~iores FRO. Aur.2.p.72(149N); num eam (sc. orationem) ~iorem aptioremque reddit? GEL.13.25(24).9; (neut. Pl. as sb.) non ~a tantum et mollia SEN.Dial.5.35.3;

 - (of singers) ~ae multitudinis conferta uox APUL.Met.5.3.

 

2 Musically attuned.

ut moderatiores ~ioresque fierent (animi), quod tibicinis numeris temperatur GEL.1.11.1; auditu .. per quem .. fieret .. ipse (sc. homo) totus ~us ac musicus APUL.PI.1.14.

 

modulātus2 ~ūs, m. [next+-TVS3]

The action of making up tunes.

Muros .. Amphion .. struxit canoro saxa ~u trabens SEN.Her.F.263; FRO.Ver.Z.p.198(202N).

 

modulor ~ārī ~ātus, tr. [next+-O3]

 

1 To regulate (sounds) in accordance with the rules of melody, pitch, rhythm, etc.

b (songs).

hominum auribus uocem natura ~atur ipsa CIC.de Orat. 3.185; natura, quasi ~aretur hominum orationem Orat.58; concentus, quos natura hominis ~ari potest .. sunt sex VITR.5.4.7; uirgines sonum uocis pulsu pedum ~antes LIV. 27.37.14; lusimus .. gracili ~ante Thalia Culex 1; ictum .. et sonitum congruere ita ~ante natura PLIN.Nat.2.142; ad ictus ~antium pedum 2.209; septem .. modos ~atur auenis Ilias 883; illo (sc. Orpheus) ~ante sonos SIL.11.465;

 - (cf.) aedon Ityn in uarios ~ata sonos SEN.Ag.672;

 - (absol.) refugit teneram delicatamque ~andi uoluptatem QUINT.Inst.9.4.31;

 - (in pass. sense) reliqui x (sonitus), cum communiter ~antur, sunt uagantes VITR.5.4.5.

b carmina pastoris Siculi ~abor auena VERG.Ecl.10.51; TIB.2.1.53; dum feminea ~atur carmina uoce OV.Met.14.341; cantus .. quos nocte miser ~atur acerba CALP.Ed.3.46; V.FL.4.386; MART.13.77.1;

 - (in pass. sense) parode .. nomen ductum a canticis ad aliorum similitudinem ~atis abusiue QUINT.Inst.9.2.35.

 

2 To set to music.

b to put into metre, versify.

in uiridi nuper quae cortice fagi carmina descripsi et ~ans alterna notaui VERG.Ecl.5.14; uerba .. fidibus ~anda Latinis HOR.Ep.2.2.143; carmen .. iterantes quod .. sollers poeta ~atus edixerat APUL.Met.11.9;

 - (ellipt.) nec ~etur aut musicis notis cantica excipiat QUINT.Inst.1.12.14.

b fata, Pieridum numeris etiam ~ata MAN.2.767;

(ellipt.) in numerum Phoebo ~ante referre 1.19.

 

3 To play (a musical instrument).

b (intr.) to make music (on an instrument).

hanc (sc. lyram) .. plectro ~atus eburno [TIB.]3.4.39;

(pple. in pass. sense) barbite .. Lesbio primum ~ate ciui HOR.Carm.1.32.5.

b in organo non medicus sed musicus ~abitur VITR.1.1.15.

 

4 To test or find by use of a standard of measurement, measure.

in reperienda ~andaque status longitudinisque eius praestantia GEL.1.13; 'tres' illic, ,tris' hic; pensicula utrumque ~areque: reperies suo quidque in loco sonare aptissime 13.21.11.

 

modulus ~ī, m. [MODVS+-VLVS]

 

1 A unit adopted as a standard of measurement; (archit.) a module.

b (fig.).

horum neuter satis dilucide ~os reliquit nobis VAR.R.1.18.2; ab imo ad summum totus ~i bipedalis HOR.S.2.3.309; hortulorum descriptio .. minoribus ~is concisa COL.4.18.2; scrobem coram fieri imperauit dimensus ad corporis sui ~um SUET.Nero 49.1;

 - cuius ~i unus erit crassitudinis columnarum VITR.3.3.7; (in a ballista) 10.11.2.

b quibus ~us est uitae culina VAR.Men.315; cur non ponderibus ~isque suis ratio utitur? HOR.S.1.3.78; metiri se quemque suo ~o ac pede uerum est Ep.1.7.98.

 

2 A unit of time as the basis of a rhythm, measure; (esp. in poetry or elaborate prose).

b (in determining the quantity of a syllable).

c (pl.) rhythm (of speech).

arteriarum pulsus .. in ~os certos .. discriptus ab Herophilo PLIN.Nat.11.219; quibus ~is quibusque interuallis accederet febris decederetque GEL.18.10.3;

 - anapaesti pedis ~o V.MAX.2.6.2; agmen orationis .. ~o ipso numerorum uenustum GEL.1.4.4.

b uerbum .. in syllaba prima quonam sit ~o pronuntiandum GEL.9.6.

c GEL.5.1.1; de orationis Platonicae ~is 17.20.7.

 

3 (mus.) An interval.

b (pl.) a sequence of intervals forming a scale or tune; (also sg.).

crebritate ~orum VITR.5.4.3.

b multiplicibus ~orum uarietatibus VITR.10.8.6; garrula .. in ~os diuersa tibia forma MAN.5.330; Lydios ~os Amphion (inuenit) PLIN.Nat.7.204; Thucydides Lacedaemonios .. tibiarum ~is in proeliis esse usos refert GEL.1.11.1; citharae ~is Buc.Eins.1.24; dulcissimis ~is animos audientium remulcebant APUL.Met. 5.15; FRO.Aur.2.p.8(226N);

 - tibicines .. familiarem templi deique ~um frequentabant APUL.Met.11.9.

 

4 A pipe of specified diameter used to control the rate of flow of water, an adjutage.

aquarum ~i aut ad digitorum aut ad unciarum mensuram instituti sunt FRON.Aq.24; est .. calix ~us aeneus, qui riuo uel castello inditur 36; ULP.dig.39.2.30.1.

 

5 pro ~o, In keeping with one's limitations, to the best of one's ability.

Pro meo ~o supplicue gratis persolutis APUL.Met.11.24; PRO ~O ME<DIOCRITAT>IS NOSTRAE CIL 8.10570.

 



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