millenario

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin mīllēnārius.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mil.leˈna.rjo/
  • Rhymes: -arjo
  • Hyphenation: mil‧le‧nà‧rio

Adjective[edit]

millenario (feminine millenaria, masculine plural millenari, feminine plural millenarie)

  1. (obsolete) thousandfold
    • 14th century [578–595 CE], “Libro ⅩⅩⅩⅡ. [Book 32]”, in Zanobi da Strada, transl., I morali del pontefice S. Gregorio Magno sopra il Libro di Giobbe [The morals of pontiff St. Gregory the Great on the Book of Job]‎[1], volume 4 (Biblical commentary), translation of Moralia in Iob by Gregorius Anicius, published 1730, section 12, page 430:
      Per lo numero millenario, perchè è numero perfetto, quantunque sia minore, si figura il tempo della santa chiesa
      Despite it being lesser, the timespan of the holy church is represented through the number 1000, because it is a perfect number
      (literally, “Through the thousandfold number, because it is a perfect number, although it's lesser, it's represented the timespan of the holy church”)
    • 1477 [early 5th century CE], “Libro.ⅹⅹ. Capitolo.ⅹⅹⅲ. [Book 20, Chapter 23]”, in Antonio Miscomini, transl., La città di Dio [The city of God]‎[2] (theology), Roma: Stamperia di Rocco Bernabò, translation of De civitate Dei by Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis (in Late Latin), page 567:
      Or che sequesto decenario numero sono significati tutti gli universi Re: dopo liquali colui dee venire come per lo millenario centenario et septenario e significata spesse volte launiversita et per altri numeri chi none necessario diricordarlo ora.
      So, this 10 can represent all of the kings, after whom he is to come, as 1000, 100, and 7—as well as other numbers that don't need to be remembered now—often represent totality.
      (literally, “So that if [by] this tenfold number are represented all the kings in their entirety, after whom he must come, like by the thousandfold [number], hundredfold [number], and sevenfold [number] it's represented oftentimes the totality, and by other numbers that is not necessary to remember now.”)
    • 1568 [1547], Nicole Grenier, “Cap. ⅩⅩⅥ. Della confessione sacramentale [Chapter 26 - Of sacramental confession]”, in Antonio Buonagrazia, transl., Scudo della fede [Shield of faith]‎[3], Venice: Gabriel Giolito de' Ferrari, translation of Le bouclier de la foy (in Middle French), Confessori ignoranti, son cagion di molti scandali, page 186:
      oh sciocco medico [] guarda di non ingannare l'anima tua , e quella del tuo ammalato , che è il povero penitente , affinche tu non riceva doppia pena , e settupla o millenaria
      Oh, foolish medic, try not to fool your own soul, and that of your patient, who is the poor penitent, so that you don't receive a double, sevenfold, or thousandfold punishment
  2. (one) thousand-year-old
  3. (Christianity) millenarian
  4. millennial (occurring every 1000 years)

Noun[edit]

millenario m (plural millenari)

  1. a thousandth anniversary
    Coordinate terms: anniversario, (uncommon) annuale, centennale, centenario, cinquantenario, decennale, novennale, quarantennale, quindicennale, quinquennale, (literary, rare) sesquicentenario, sessantenario, settantenario, trentennale, ventennale, venticinquennale
  2. (Christianity, uncommon) millenarianist
    Synonym: millenarista
  3. (Christianity, historical) Russellite
    Synonym: chiliasta

Further reading[edit]

  • millenario in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mīllēnāriō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of mīllēnārius