schola

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin schola.

Noun[edit]

schola (plural scholas)

  1. Originally, a musical school attached to a monastery or church. Also known as a schola cantorum.
  2. Today, a group of musicians, particularly one which specializes in liturgical music.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σχολή (scholḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

schola f (genitive scholae); first declension

  1. Leisure time given to learning.
  2. A school; a place for learning or instruction.
  3. A student body; the disciples of a teacher.
  4. A sect; body of followers of a teacher or system, such as the Praetorian guard.
  5. An art gallery.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative schola scholae
genitive scholae scholārum
dative scholae scholīs
accusative scholam scholās
ablative scholā scholīs
vocative schola scholae

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References[edit]

  • schola in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879