elegantia

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ēlegantia f (genitive ēlegantiae); first declension

  1. elegance, taste, propriety, refinement, grace

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ēlegantia ēlegantiae
genitive ēlegantiae ēlegantiārum
dative ēlegantiae ēlegantiīs
accusative ēlegantiam ēlegantiās
ablative ēlegantiā ēlegantiīs
vocative ēlegantia ēlegantiae

Adjective[edit]

ēlegāntia

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

References[edit]

  • elegantia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • elegantia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • elegantia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) logical minuteness, precision: disserendi elegantia
    • (ambiguous) he possesses sound judgment in matters of taste: elegantia in illo est
    • (ambiguous) tasteful description: elegantia orationis
  • elegantia in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016