Latin edit

Etymology 1 edit

From ēloquēns (eloquent, articulate) +‎ -ia.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ēloquentia f (genitive ēloquentiae); first declension

  1. eloquence
Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ēloquentia ēloquentiae
Genitive ēloquentiae ēloquentiārum
Dative ēloquentiae ēloquentiīs
Accusative ēloquentiam ēloquentiās
Ablative ēloquentiā ēloquentiīs
Vocative ēloquentia ēloquentiae
Descendants edit

Etymology 2 edit

Participle edit


  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural of ēloquēns

References edit

  • eloquentia”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • eloquentia”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • eloquentia in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • eloquentia 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 a distinguished orator: eloquentiae laude florere
    • to be considered the foremost orator: eloquentiae principatum tenere
    • (ambiguous) to be very eloquent: eloquentia valere