convenientia

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

convenientia (uncountable)

  1. agreement
  2. symmetry

Quotations[edit]

  • 1997: Chris Horrocks, Introducing Foucault, page 67, The Renaissance Episteme (Totem Books, Icon Books; →ISBN
    Words and things were united in their resemblance. Renaissance man thought in terms of similitudes: the theatre of life, the mirror of nature. […]
    'Convenientia' connected things near to one another, e.g. animal and plant, making a great “chain” of being.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From conveniēns, present active participle of conveniō (convene).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

convenientia f (genitive convenientiae); first declension

  1. accord, harmony, symmetry, agreement, conformity

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative convenientia convenientiae
Genitive convenientiae convenientiārum
Dative convenientiae convenientiīs
Accusative convenientiam convenientiās
Ablative convenientiā convenientiīs
Vocative convenientia convenientiae

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Participle[edit]

convenientia

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural of conveniēns

References[edit]

  • convenientia”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • convenientia”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • convenientia 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)
  • convenientia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) the perfect harmony of the universe: totius mundi convenientia et consensus