accusatio

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin

Noun[edit]

accusatio (uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) Categoria.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From accūsō (blame, accuse) +‎ -ātiō, from ad (to, towards, at) + causa (cause, reason, account, lawsuit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

accūsātiō f (genitive accūsātiōnis); third declension

  1. An accusation, indictment, complaint.
  2. A rebuke, reproof, reproach.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative accūsātiō accūsātiōnēs
genitive accūsātiōnis accūsātiōnum
dative accūsātiōnī accūsātiōnibus
accusative accūsātiōnem accūsātiōnēs
ablative accūsātiōne accūsātiōnibus
vocative accūsātiō accūsātiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • accusatio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879