provincia

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See also: província

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prōvincia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɾoˈbinθja/, [pɾoˈβ̞ĩn̟.θja]

Noun[edit]

provincia f (plural provincies)

  1. province

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

provincia (plural provincias)

  1. province

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin prōvincia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /proˈvin.t͡ʃa/
  • Rhymes: -intʃa
  • Hyphenation: pro‧vìn‧cia

Noun[edit]

provincia f (plural province or provincie)

  1. province
  2. district
  3. country

References[edit]

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

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *prōwinkjā. Equivalent to Proto-Indo-European *per- (to go over) and vincio (I bind, tie up, fetter). Cognate with Proto-Germanic *frawjô.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prōvincia f (genitive prōvinciae); first declension

  1. province, office, duty, command
    Provinciam remitto.
    I abandon my province.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative prōvincia prōvinciae
Genitive prōvinciae prōvinciārum
Dative prōvinciae prōvinciīs
Accusative prōvinciam prōvinciās
Ablative prōvinciā prōvinciīs
Vocative prōvincia prōvinciae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

region in southern France:

References[edit]

  • provincia”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • provincia”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • provincia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • provincia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to entrust some one with an official duty, a province: provinciam alicui decernere, mandare
    • to draw lots for the provinces: provincias sortiri (Liv. 38. 35)
    • (the magistrates) arrange among themselves the administration of the provinces, the official spheres of duty: provincias inter se comparant
    • to set out for one's province: in provinciam proficisci (Liv. 38. 35)
    • to exchange provinces: provincias permutare
    • to manage, govern a province: provinciam administrare, obtinere
    • to visit, traverse a province: provinciam obire
    • to make Asia into a Roman province: Asiam in provinciae formam (in provinciam) redigere (B. G. 1. 45)
  • provincia”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • provincia”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • provincia”, in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 3, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 810

Piedmontese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

provincia f (plural provincie)

  1. province
    Synonym: provinsa

Related terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

provincia f (plural provincias)

  1. Obsolete spelling of província

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prōvincia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /pɾoˈbinθja/, [pɾoˈβ̞ĩn̟.θja]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /pɾoˈbinsja/, [pɾoˈβ̞ĩn.sja]
  • Hyphenation: pro‧vin‧cia
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

provincia f (plural provincias)

  1. province

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]