sophia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek σοφίᾱ (sophíā, high knowledge”: “learning”, “wisdom).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sophia f (genitive sophiae); first declension

  1. wisdom (often personified)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative sophia sophiae
genitive sophiae sophiārum
dative sophiae sophiīs
accusative sophiam sophiās
ablative sophiā sophiīs
vocative sophia sophiae

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References[edit]

  • sophia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “sophia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • sophia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • sophia in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • sophia in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press