invidia

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin invidia (envy). Doublet of the obsolete inveggia, itself probably taken from Old Provençal.

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Noun[edit]

invidia f (plural invidie)

  1. envy

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Verb[edit]

invidia

  1. Third-person singular present tense of invidiare
  2. Second-person singular imperative of invidiare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From invidus (envious), from invideō (envy, grudge).

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Noun[edit]

invidia f (genitive invidiae); first declension

  1. envy, grudge, jealousy, prejudice, spite
  2. an object of ill-will
  3. odium, unpopularity, dislike, infamy, resentment, ill-will

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative invidia invidiae
genitive invidiae invidiārum
dative invidiae invidiīs
accusative invidiam invidiās
ablative invidiā invidiīs
vocative invidia invidiae

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References[edit]

  • invidia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • invidia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “invidia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • invidia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be hated by some one: odio, invidiae esse alicui
    • to be hated by some one: in invidia esse alicui
    • to be detested: invidia flagrare, premi
    • to incur a person's hatred: in odium, in invidiam venire alicui
    • to incur a person's hatred: invidiam colligere (aliqua re)
    • to make a person odious, unpopular: in invidiam, odium (alicuius) vocare aliquem
    • to make a person odious, unpopular: in invidiam adducere aliquem
    • to make a person odious, unpopular: invidiam alicui conflare (Catil. 1. 9. 23)
    • to make a person odious, unpopular: invidiam, odium ex-, concitare alicui, in aliquem
    • to be consumed with hatred: odio or invidia alicuius ardere
    • to profit by the unpopularity of the senate to gain influence oneself: crescere ex invidia senatoria
    • unpopularity: invidia
    • the feeling against the dictator: invidia dictatoria (Liv. 22. 26)
    • to use some one's unpopularity as a means of making oneself popular: ex invidia alicuius auram popularem petere (Liv. 22. 26)
  • invidia in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From invidie or Italian invidiare.

Verb[edit]

a invidia (third-person singular present invidiază, past participle invidiat1st conj.

  1. to envy