Vitae often aim to be a complete record of someone’s career, and can be extensive. I think the plural of “curriculum vitae” would be “”curricula vitarum” assuming “vita” is first declension. I’ve been corrected out here enough before for what was obviously just a typo. What is the plural? In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
This page was last edited on 13 May , at Please go to the Merriam Webster’s dictionary website and you would realize that the only correct alternative is ‘curricula vitae’ and no other. A CV is generally used when applying for a position in academia, while a resume is generally used when applying for a position in industry, non-profit, and the public sector. You might avoid a lot of chaos by referring to it as such, as in “I have enclosed my CV,” etc. I hope that helps. Automatic update in Thread starter merquiades Start date Nov 1,
Here there is a Cicero’s ‘exiguum nobis vitae curriculum natura circumscripsit’ that seems more relevant to the sense of existance than cuericulum a CV http: If you have a stack of CVs, the plural is “curricula vitae.
So you wouldn’t need the plural form for yourself alone – unless, of course, in the situation where you have several versions of your CV. Thanks a lot for your quick answers! cuurriculum
Vitae often aim to be a complete record of someone’s career, and can be extensive. Thanks again everybody for your time and help!
I have translated documents such as contracts, certificates and curriculum vitae pl into several different languages. It’s irrelevant if each individual lives his or her own life.
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My experience with resumes vs. Patents, Trademarks, Copyright Law: I think the plural of “curriculum vitae” would be “”curricula vitarum” assuming “vita” is first declension. I think the abbreviation “CV’s” exists but in this type of formal document a formal application letter contractions are usually frowned upon. Sean – technically i think no see the back and forth abovebut many educated people in positions of influence do it anyway and get away with it.
Krevans suggested that since the mix-up is so widespread, it’s probably best to just call it a CV.
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Part of the problem, she says, is that in common parlance,”vita” is the preferred term, as in “Send me your vita. Chickens of the sea not seasmothers in law not laws, even if they live in different states with different laws. Answered Jan 11, If you curriucla a whole stack of CVs these will be courses of different people’s lives, so the plural, courses of lives, will be “curricula vitarum” I have now confirmed that “vita” is in the first declension.
In the singular I wouldn’t have used CV. I think that covers most of it. What is scout in plural?
I hope that helps. I hope my considerations were useful. Universities have them for their staffs – and then, of course, several lives are involved. It wouldn’t be perceived as a mistake in Latin. A CV is generally vitzrum when applying for a position in academia, while a resume is generally used when applying for a position in industry, non-profit, and the public sector.
I started slowly posting this before entangledbank posted his response. So I decided to get to the bottom of it, once and for all!
But you still wouldn’t have more than one life to describe, ucrricula it would still be vitae. Return to KudoZ list. Close and don’t show again Close. Last edited by a moderator: