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

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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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “audientia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • audientia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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...)