audientia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From audiēns, present active participle of audiō ‎(hear, listen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

audientia f ‎(genitive audientiae); first declension

  1. The act of hearing or listening; attention, heed.
  2. The faculty of hearing.
  3. A group of listeners, audience.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative audientia audientiae
genitive audientiae audientiārum
dative audientiae audientiīs
accusative audientiam audientiās
ablative audientiā audientiīs
vocative audientia audientiae

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Participle[edit]

audientia

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

References[edit]

  • audientia” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • audientia” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to obtain a hearing: audientiam sibi (orationi) facere
    • (ambiguous) to accept battle: potestatem sui facere (alicui) (cf. sect. XII. 9, note audientia...)