curia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin curia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

curia (plural curias or curiae)

  1. (historical) Any of the subdivisions of a tribe in ancient Rome
  2. (historical) The Roman senate during the republic
  3. (historical) Any of several medieval councils or courts of justice

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

curia f (plural curie)

  1. diocese
  2. The Curia
  3. a professional association

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From coviria (male community), analogous to com- + vir.

Noun[edit]

cūria f (genitive cūriae); first declension

  1. court
  2. senate or meeting house
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cūria cūriae
genitive cūriae cūriārum
dative cūriae cūriīs
accusative cūriam cūriās
ablative cūriā cūriīs
vocative cūria cūriae
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Etymology 2[edit]

see curium.

Noun[edit]

curia

  1. nominative plural of curium
  2. accusative plural of curium
  3. vocative plural of curium

References[edit]

  • curia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “curia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • curia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • curia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • curia in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • curia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • curia in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press

Sicilian[edit]

Noun[edit]

curia f

  1. Alternative spelling of curria

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

curia f (plural curias)

  1. curia