scientia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sciēns, present participle of sciō (I know, understand).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

scientia f (genitive scientiae); first declension

  1. knowledge
    Nam et ipsa scientia potestas est : And thus knowledge itself is power (Sir Francis Bacon).
  2. vocative singular of scientia

scientiā f

  1. ablative singular of scientia

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative scientia scientiae
genitive scientiae scientiārum
dative scientiae scientiīs
accusative scientiam scientiās
ablative scientiā scientiīs
vocative scientia scientiae

Descendants[edit]

Participle[edit]

scientia

  1. nominative neuter plural of sciēns
  2. accusative neuter plural of sciēns
  3. vocative neuter plural of sciēns