theoria

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θεωρία (theōría).

Noun[edit]

theōria f (genitive theōriae); first declension

  1. (philosophy) speculation, theory

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative theōria theōriae
genitive theōriae theōriārum
dative theōriae theōriīs
accusative theōriam theōriās
ablative theōriā theōriīs
vocative theōria theōriae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • theoria in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • theoria in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • theoria in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • theoria in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • theoria in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

theoria f (plural theorias)

  1. Obsolete spelling of teoria (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).