intelligentsia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Russian интеллиге́нция (intelligéncija) or Polish inteligencja, from Latin intellegentia (intelligence).

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Noun[edit]

intelligentsia (countable and uncountable, plural intelligentsias)

  1. The intellectual élite of a society (especially in nineteenth-century Poland, in Russia and later the Soviet Union).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary (2007)

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

intelligentsia

  1. intelligentsia

Declension[edit]

Inflection of intelligentsia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative intelligentsia intelligentsiat
genitive intelligentsian intelligentsioiden
intelligentsioitten
partitive intelligentsiaa intelligentsioita
illative intelligentsiaan intelligentsioihin
singular plural
nominative intelligentsia intelligentsiat
accusative nom.? intelligentsia intelligentsiat
gen. intelligentsian
genitive intelligentsian intelligentsioiden
intelligentsioitten
intelligentsiainrare
partitive intelligentsiaa intelligentsioita
inessive intelligentsiassa intelligentsioissa
elative intelligentsiasta intelligentsioista
illative intelligentsiaan intelligentsioihin
adessive intelligentsialla intelligentsioilla
ablative intelligentsialta intelligentsioilta
allative intelligentsialleˣ intelligentsioilleˣ
essive intelligentsiana intelligentsioina
translative intelligentsiaksi intelligentsioiksi
instructive intelligentsioin
abessive intelligentsiatta intelligentsioitta
comitative intelligentsioineen

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

intelligentsia f (plural intelligentsias)

  1. intelligentsia (intellectual élite)