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EtymologyEdit

Derived from intellegēns ‎(understanding, discerning) +‎ -ia ‎(abstract noun suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

intellegentia f ‎(genitive intellegentiae); first declension

  1. intelligence, the power of discernment
  2. understanding, knowledge
  3. taste, skill, the capacity to be a connoisseur

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative intellegentia intellegentiae
genitive intellegentiae intellegentiārum
dative intellegentiae intellegentiīs
accusative intellegentiam intellegentiās
ablative intellegentiā intellegentiīs
vocative intellegentia intellegentiae

Related termsEdit

ParticipleEdit

intellegentia

  1. nominative neuter plural of intellegēns
  2. accusative neuter plural of intellegēns
  3. vocative neuter plural of intellegēns

ReferencesEdit

  • intellegentia in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • intellegentia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • intellegentia 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 accommodate something to the standard of the popular intelligence: ad intellegentiam communem or popularem accommodare aliquid
    • vague, undeveloped ideas: intellegentiae adumbratae or incohatae (De Leg. 1. 22. 59)
    • (ambiguous) to possess great ability: intellegentia or mente multum valere
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