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peritia

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Menander

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

pĕrītĭa: ae, f. peritus,
I experience, knowledge gained by experience, practical knowledge, skill (not in Cic. or Cæs.).
   (a)    With gen. obj.: locorum et militiae, Sall. J. 46, 8: legum, Tac. A. 4, 58: morum, id. ib. 1, 69: futurorum, Suet. Tib. 67: castra metandi, Plin. 18, 6, 7, § 32: gratiae ac voluptatis (conciliandae), Quint. 2, 15, 24: artis pugnae, Vulg. Judith, 5, 27; Gell. 15, 31, 1.—
   (b)    With gen. subj.: arte servi vel peritiā uti, Dig. 7, 1, 27.—
   (g)    Absol.: peritiā et arte praestans, Tac. H. 4, 30: corona senum multa peritia, Vulg. Ecclus. 25, 8.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

pĕrītĭa,¹² æ, f. (peritus), connaissance [acquise par l’expérience], expérience : Sall. J. 46, 8 || science, habileté, talent : cui peritia legum Tac. Ann. 4, 58, qui était un savant jurisconsulte ; futurorum Suet. Tib. 67, science de l’avenir.

Latin > German (Georges)

perītia, ae, f. (peritus), die Erfahrung in etwas, die durch Erfahrung erlangte praktische Kenntnis, locorum ac militiae, Sall.: caelestium, Spart.: legum, Tac.: futurorum, Gabe der Vorhersehung, Suet. – absol., quibus peritia et verum ingenium est, Sall. fr.: peritiā et arte praestans, Tac.: alci peritia est m. Infin., ii, quibus peritia est ciere ab inferis animas, Lact. 4, 27, 18.

Latin > English

peritia peritiae N F :: practical knowledge, skill, expertise; experience