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handwritten marginalia

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin marginālia, from Medieval Latin neuter plural of marginālis (on the periphery), from Latin margō (border, edge). Compare margin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

marginalia pl (plural only)

  1. Notes in the margin of a document. [from 1830s]
    Synonyms: apostil
    We know what the composer was thinking as he wrote the piece because we can read his handwritten marginalia on the manuscript.

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

marginālia

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

ReferencesEdit

  • marginalia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • marginalia in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016