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 1840460865
    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

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

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 neuter plural of conveniēns
  2. accusative neuter plural of conveniēns
  3. 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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “convenientia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • convenientia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], 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