Parallelism to the plane of the earth or a reference plane.

Primary Base kumb*

Child Elements  

kumb* abs ess sta Lying down, horizontal.


Name/Link ΒΆ Type Source/Type Consumption Date



kradl* Bed Instrument on which sleep takes place.
pulw* Pillow Instrument of physical support for the head and neck.


aks* Axis Line of reference regarding a linear dimension.
bas* Base Foundational or bottommost vertical extreme.
lat* Breadth Secondary linear dimension.
* Crossing
dub* Depth Orthogonal length as measured downward from a summit.
* Distance (cumulative) Cumulative linear dimension.
qert* Girth Breadth and thickness in relation to length.
* Height Orthogonal length as measured upward from a base.
kumb* Horizontality Parallelism to the plane of the earth or a reference plane.
dlawq* Increase of Linear Dimension
* Inversion
lonq* Length (primary linear dimension) Primary linear dimension.
kliv* Obliquity Deviation from orthogonality or parallelism.
orth* Orthogonality
parsi* Parallelism
konq* Pendency Inversion of base and summit.
sum* Summit Topmost vertical extreme.
steb* Support (Physical)
* Thickness Tertiary linear dimension.
* Verticality Orthogonality to the plane of the earth or a reference plane.


Level Surfaces

Plain, floor, platform, bowling green; cricket ground; croquet -ground, - lawn; billiard table; terrace, estrade [rare], esplanade, parterre, table-land, plateau, ledge.

Linear Dimensions

Essive Abessive
lonq* Length lonqew* Shortness Primary dimension.
lat* Breadth latew* Secondary dimension.
* Thickness * Thinness Tertiary dimension.

Orthogonal relationship


Negative Positive
bas* Base sum* Summit Vertical extremes.
Dative Ablative
alt* Height altew* Lowness Length upward from the base.
dub* Depth dubew* Shallowness Length downward from the summit.


* Longness brev* Shortness Length compared to breadth and thickness.
qert* Girth cerv* Narrowness Breadth and thickness compared to length.


prokumb* Recumbency (horizontality with purpose); lying down &c. v.; reclination, decumbence or decumbency, discumbency [obs.]; proneness &c. adj.; accubation, supination, resupination, prostration; azimuth.