controversia

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

controversia f (plural controversias)

  1. controversy

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin contrōversia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kon.tro.ˈvɛr.sja/
  • Rhymes: -ɛrsja
  • Hyphenation: con‧tro‧vèr‧sia

Noun[edit]

controversia f (plural controversie)

  1. controversy
  2. dispute (legal)

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From contrōversus +‎ -ia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

contrōversia f (genitive contrōversiae); first declension

  1. a quarrel, dispute, debate
  2. (law) lawsuit
  3. contradiction

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative contrōversia contrōversiae
Genitive contrōversiae contrōversiārum
Dative contrōversiae contrōversiīs
Accusative contrōversiam contrōversiās
Ablative contrōversiā contrōversiīs
Vocative contrōversia contrōversiae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • controversia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • controversia in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • controversia in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • to be at variance with: in controversia (contentione) esse, versari
    • to be at variance with: in controversiam cadere
    • to make a thing the subject of controversy: in controversiam vocare, adducere aliquid
    • to be contested, become the subject of debate: in controversiam vocari, adduci, venire (De Or. 2. 72. 291)
    • to leave a point undecided: in controversia relinquere aliquid
    • to maintain a controversy with some one: controversiam (contentionem) habere cum aliquo
    • the point at issue: id, de quo agitur or id quod cadit in controversiam
    • to put an end to, settle a dispute: controversiam sedare, dirimere, componere, tollere
    • to decide a debated question: controversiam diiudicare
    • indisputably; incontestably: sine (ulla) controversia
  • controversia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898
  • controversia in William Smith et al., editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin, 1890

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

controversia f (plural controversias)

  1. controversy

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