Avicenna

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Avicenna in a miniature

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin Avicenna, from Arabic اِبْن سِينَا(ibn sīnā).

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Avicenna

  1. Persian polymath (c. 980–1037).

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ItalianEdit

 
miniatura di Avicenna

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin Avicenna, from Arabic اِبْن سِينَا(ibn sīnā).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.viˈt͡ʃɛn.na/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnna
  • Hyphenation: A‧vi‧cèn‧na

Proper nounEdit

Avicenna m

  1. Avicenna (Persian polymath (c. 980–1037))
    • 13th century, “Ⅱ. Dell'aria, e conoscimento della bontà, e malizia sua [2. About the Air, and the Discernment of Its Goodness and Badness]”, in Trattato dell'agricoltura [Treatise On Agriculture]‎[1], translation of Opus ruralium commodorum libri Ⅻ by Pietro De' Crescenzi, published 1605, page 4:
      L'Aere, secondo Avicenna, è uno degli elementi delle cose generate
      Air is, according to Avicenna, one of the elements of the created things
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, “Canto Ⅳ”, in La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, lines 140–144, page 64:
      [] e vidi Orfeo, ¶ Tulïo e Lino e Seneca morale; ¶ Eulide geomètra e Tolomeo, ¶ Ipocràte, Avicenna e Galïeno, ¶ Averoìs che ’l gran comento feo.
      and Orpheus saw I, Tully and Livy, and moral Seneca, Euclid, geometrician, and Ptolemy, Hippocrates, Avicenna, and ⁠Galen, and Averroes, who the great Comment made.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اِبْن سِينَا(ibn sīnā).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Avicenna m sg (genitive Avicennae); first declension

  1. Avicenna

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Avicenna
Genitive Avicennae
Dative Avicennae
Accusative Avicennam
Ablative Avicennā
Vocative Avicenna

DescendantsEdit

  • English: Avicenna
  • French: Avicenne
  • Polish: Awicenna
  • Russian: Авиценна (Avicenna)