Galician edit

Noun edit

controversia f (plural controversias)

  1. controversy

Italian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin contrōversia.

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

controversia f (plural controversie)

  1. controversy
  2. dispute (legal)

Related terms edit

Further reading edit

  • controversia in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams edit

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From contrōversus +‎ -ia.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

contrōversia f (genitive contrōversiae); first declension

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

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative contrōversia contrōversiae
Genitive contrōversiae contrōversiārum
Dative contrōversiae contrōversiīs
Accusative contrōversiam contrōversiās
Ablative contrōversiā contrōversiīs
Vocative contrōversia contrōversiae

Descendants edit

References edit

  • controversia”, in Charlton T. Lewis and 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 Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (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

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin contrōversia.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /kontɾoˈbeɾsja/ [kõn̪.t̪ɾoˈβ̞eɾ.sja]
  • Rhymes: -eɾsja
  • Syllabification: con‧tro‧ver‧sia

Noun edit

controversia f (plural controversias)

  1. controversy

Related terms edit

Further reading edit