Septuaginta

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin Septuaginta (Septuagint), which is an ellipsis from earlier desriptional names like Septuaginta translatio or Septuaginta interpretes, originating in the popular belief (now considered fictitious) that the Hebrew Law was translated to Greek by septuāgintā (seventy) reputed scholars.

Proper noun[edit]

Septuaginta f (genitive Septuaginta)

  1. Septuagint (Ancient Greek Bible translation)

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Symbol: LXX

Etymology[edit]

From earlier desriptional names like Septuaginta translatio or Septuaginta interpretes, originating in the popular belief (now considered fictitious) that the Hebrew Law was translated to Greek by septuāgintā (seventy) reputed scholars.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Septuāgintā n (indeclinable)

  1. (New Latin) Septuagint
    • Aloisius Lipomanus, Catena in Psalmos ex auctoribus ecclesiasticis plus minus Septuaginta, 1535
      Cur autem sit negatio apud Septuaginta, in Hebraico autem affirmatio, varietas unius dictinculae fuit in causa, quae diversis notulis lecta variat signicatus.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin Septuaginta (Septuagint), see above.

Proper noun[edit]

Septuaginta f

  1. Septuagint (an ancient translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek)

Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Septuaginta f

  1. Septuagint