Septuaginta

See also: septuaginta

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin Septuaginta (Septuagint), which is an ellipsis from earlier desriptional names like Septuaginta translatio or Septuaginta interpretes, originating in the popular belief (now considered fictitious) that the Hebrew Law was translated to Greek by septuāgintā (seventy) reputed scholars.

Proper nounEdit

Septuaginta f (genitive Septuaginta)

  1. Septuagint (Ancient Greek Bible translation)

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Symbol: LXX

EtymologyEdit

From earlier desriptional names like Septuaginta translatio or Septuaginta interpretes, originating in the popular belief (now considered fictitious) that the Hebrew Law was translated to Greek by septuāgintā (seventy) reputed scholars.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Septuāgintā n (indeclinable)

  1. (New Latin) Septuagint
    • Aloisius Lipomanus, Catena in Psalmos ex auctoribus ecclesiasticis plus minus Septuaginta, 1535
      Cur autem sit negatio apud Septuaginta, in Hebraico autem affirmatio, varietas unius dictinculae fuit in causa, quae diversis notulis lecta variat signicatus.

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin Septuaginta (Septuagint), see above.

Proper nounEdit

Septuaginta f

  1. Septuagint (an ancient translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek)

SpanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Septuaginta f

  1. Septuagint