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.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative audientia audientiae
Genitive audientiae audientiārum
Dative audientiae audientiīs
Accusative audientiam audientiās
Ablative audientiā audientiīs
Vocative audientia audientiae

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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 and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • audientia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • audientia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • audientia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (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...)