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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin contrōversia

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kon.tro.ˈvɛr.sja/
  • Rhymes: -ɛrsja
  • Hyphenation: con‧tro‧vèr‧sia

NounEdit

controversia f ‎(plural controversie)

  1. controversy
  2. dispute (legal)

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

contrōversia f ‎(genitive contrōversiae); first declension

  1. a quarrel, dispute, debate
  2. (law) lawsuit
  3. contradiction

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative contrōversia contrōversiae
genitive contrōversiae contrōversiārum
dative contrōversiae contrōversiīs
accusative contrōversiam contrōversiās
ablative contrōversiā contrōversiīs
vocative contrōversia contrōversiae

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ReferencesEdit

  • controversia in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • controversia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • controversia in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be at variance with: in controversia (contentione) esse, versari
    • to be at variance with: in controversiam cadere
    • to make a thing the subject of controversy: in controversiam vocare, adducere aliquid
    • to be contested, become the subject of debate: in controversiam vocari, adduci, venire (De Or. 2. 72. 291)
    • to leave a point undecided: in controversia relinquere aliquid
    • to maintain a controversy with some one: controversiam (contentionem) habere cum aliquo
    • the point at issue: id, de quo agitur or id quod cadit in controversiam
    • to put an end to, settle a dispute: controversiam sedare, dirimere, componere, tollere
    • to decide a debated question: controversiam diiudicare
    • indisputably; incontestably: sine (ulla) controversia
  • controversia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • controversia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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NounEdit

controversia f ‎(plural controversias)

  1. controversy

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