How do you say long lived?

How do you say long lived?

Usage notes. The pronunciation /laɪvd/ (rhyming with hived) is more consistent with the word’s etymology (from the noun life rather than the verb live), and was formerly more common. However, the pronunciation /lɪvd/ (the second syllable pronounced as the verb lived) is more common today.

How do you describe a long life?

Longevity is most commonly used to describe the length of one’s lifetime, but it can also mean a long duration, such as one’s longevity working for a certain company for an extended period of time.

Is it long live or long life?

The noun is “life”. But there are also expressions with “long live”, particularly “Long live the King!” or “Long live the Queen!” It means: I hope that the King/Queen will have a long life. You can say “I want to live long”. Or you can say “I want to have a long life”.

What is the single word for long life?

What is another word for long-life?

longevity durability
endurance long life
permanence lastingness
old age continuity
continuance persistence

What is lasting forever?

lasting forever; eternal: everlasting future life. lasting or continuing for an indefinitely long time: the everlasting hills. incessant; constantly recurring: He is plagued by everlasting attacks of influenza.

Why do we say long live?

—used to express the wish that someone will live for many years Long live the Queen!

How long is long live?

After Speak Now was released, “Long Live” entered and peaked at number 85 on the US Billboard Hot 100….Paula Fernandes version.

“Long Live”
Language Portuguese English
Released March 1, 2012
Length 5:15
Label Big Machine Universal

How do you say way of life in one word?

synonyms for way of life

  1. act.
  2. action.
  3. attitude.
  4. conduct.
  5. demeanor.
  6. management.
  7. nature.
  8. performance.

Do we say long life or long live?

What does it mean to say long live?

Definition of long live —used to express the wish that someone will live for many years Long live the Queen!

What does may live long mean?

“May you live long!”: It’s my wish that you live long. “You may live long”: You will perhaps live to an old age.