aesthetics

Latin translation: venustas, elegantia

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English term or phrase:aesthetics
Latin translation:venustas, elegantia
Entered by: Joseph Brazauskas

18:14 Apr 15, 2006
English to Latin translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting / Landscaping
English term or phrase: aesthetics
I need a term which refers to the concrete aesthetics of the productions of architecture, sculpture, gardening, and the like rather than to the abstract philosophical notions of natural or artistic beauty or creativity.
Joseph Brazauskas
United States
Local time: 06:42
venustas, elegantia
Explanation:
Is that what you needed?
In Italian "estetica" still means both the philosophical doctrine and the looks, the exterior appearing of something, usually with a positive meaning.
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Leonardo Marcello Pignataro (X)
Local time: 12:42
Grading comment
I suspect that these terms are as close to the meaning intended in this context as one is likely to get, 'elegantia' being perhaps slightly the more appropriate of the twain.
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1venustas, elegantia
Leonardo Marcello Pignataro (X)


  

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venustas, elegantia


Explanation:
Is that what you needed?
In Italian "estetica" still means both the philosophical doctrine and the looks, the exterior appearing of something, usually with a positive meaning.

Leonardo Marcello Pignataro (X)
Local time: 12:42
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Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
I suspect that these terms are as close to the meaning intended in this context as one is likely to get, 'elegantia' being perhaps slightly the more appropriate of the twain.
Notes to answerer
Asker: Molte grazie, Leonardo.

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