sapientia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sapiēns.

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Noun[edit]

sapientia f ‎(genitive sapientiae); first declension

  1. wisdom, discernment, memory
  2. science, skilled practice

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sapientia sapientiae
genitive sapientiae sapientiārum
dative sapientiae sapientiīs
accusative sapientiam sapientiās
ablative sapientiā sapientiīs
vocative sapientia sapientiae

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References[edit]

  • sapientia” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • sapientia” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to devote oneself to philosophy: se conferre ad philosophiam, ad philosophiae or sapientiae studium (Fam. 4. 3. 4)
    • to be enamoured of philosophy: philosophiae (sapientiae) studio teneri (Acad. 1. 2. 4)
    • to give the palm, the first place (for wisdom) to some one: primas (e.g. sapientiae) alicui deferre, tribuere, concedere