parsimonia

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin parsimōnia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /par.siˈmɔ.nja/
  • Rhymes: -ɔnja
  • Hyphenation: par‧si‧mò‧nia

NounEdit

parsimonia f (plural parsimonie)

  1. thrift, thriftiness, frugality, sparingness, parsimony

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alteration of parcimōnia, from parcō +‎ -mōnia, influenced by forms in pars- from that verb.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

parsimōnia f (genitive parsimōniae); first declension

  1. frugality, thrift, parsimony
    • Cicero, Paradoxa Stoicorum; Paradox VI, 49
      Ō dī immortālēs! nōn intellegunt hominēs, quam magnum vectīgal sit parsimōnia.
      O immortal gods! People do not understand how great a revenue parsimony can be.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative parsimōnia parsimōniae
Genitive parsimōniae parsimōniārum
Dative parsimōniae parsimōniīs
Accusative parsimōniam parsimōniās
Ablative parsimōniā parsimōniīs
Vocative parsimōnia parsimōniae

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • parsimonia”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • parsimonia”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • parsimonia 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)
  • parsimonia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin parsimōnia.

NounEdit

parsimonia f (plural parsimonias)

  1. parsimony, frugality
  2. calmness

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit