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

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Descendants[edit]

Participle[edit]

convenientia

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

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