venia

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See also: venía, vénia, vènia, and vênia

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

venia

  1. first-person singular imperfect indicative form of venir
  2. third-person singular imperfect indicative form of venir
  3. first-person singular imperfect indicative form of vendre
  4. third-person singular imperfect indicative form of vendre

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to wish, love). See also Latin Venus, veneror and English wish.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

venia f (genitive veniae); first declension

  1. indulgence, kindness
  2. mercy, grace, favour
  3. pardon
  4. forgiveness

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative venia veniae
genitive veniae veniārum
dative veniae veniīs
accusative veniam veniās
ablative veniā veniīs
vocative venia veniae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • venia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • venia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “venia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • venia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • allow me to say: bona (cum) venia tua dixerim
    • (ambiguous) to pardon some one: alicui veniam dare (alicuius rei)
    • (ambiguous) to pardon a person: veniam dare alicui

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin venia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

venia f (plural venias)

  1. forgiveness
  2. consent, permission
  3. (Latin America, military) salute