modestia

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See also: modéstia

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin modestia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moˈdɛ.stja/
  • Rhymes: -ɛstja
  • Hyphenation: mo‧dè‧stia

Noun[edit]

modestia f (plural modestie)

  1. modesty

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

modestia f (genitive modestiae); first declension

  1. moderation, sophrosyne
  2. modesty

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative modestia modestiae
Genitive modestiae modestiārum
Dative modestiae modestiīs
Accusative modestiam modestiās
Ablative modestiā modestiīs
Vocative modestia modestiae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • modestia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • modestia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • modestia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • discipline (insubordination): modestia (opp. immodestia)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin modestia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moˈdestja/, [moˈð̞es.t̪ja]

Noun[edit]

modestia f (plural modestias)

  1. modesty

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]