quoniam

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quom + iam.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

quoniam ‎(+ ind)

  1. since, for (as conjunction) + a reason
    • 4th century, St Jerome, Vulgate, Tobit 2:18
      quoniam filii sanctorum sumus et vitam illam expectamus quam Deus daturus est his qui fidem suam numquam mutant ab eo (For we are the children of saints, and look for that life which God will give to those that never change their faith from him.)
  2. now that

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quoniam ‎(since), probably as an educated respelling of Old French conin ‎(coney, rabbit). Compare queynte and cunt.

Noun[edit]

quoniam

  1. The vulva.