personalia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin persōnālia.

Noun[edit]

personalia pl (plural only)

  1. All the personal allusions, belongings, writings and information of an individual.
    • 1988 : Evidently doing this job would be as much a matter of probing his memory for links and identifications, as of reading his personalia and getting up the history of Sudan. - Alan Hollinghurst, The Swimming Pool Library, (Penguin Books, paperback edition, 96)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin persōnālia.

Noun[edit]

personalia pl (plurale tantum)

  1. General personal information (such as would be listed on e.g. a curriculum vitae), such as full name, age, place and date of birth, e-mail address, and telephone number.

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

persōnālia

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

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “personalia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre