aemulatio

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Etymology[edit]

From aemulor (vie with, rival), from aemulus (rivalling, emulous).

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Noun[edit]

aemulātiō f (genitive aemulātiōnis); third declension

  1. The endeavor to equal or another in something, emulation, ambition; rivalry, competition.
  2. Jealousy, envy, malevolence.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aemulātiō aemulātiōnēs
genitive aemulātiōnis aemulātiōnum
dative aemulātiōnī aemulātiōnibus
accusative aemulātiōnem aemulātiōnēs
ablative aemulātiōne aemulātiōnibus
vocative aemulātiō aemulātiōnēs

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References[edit]

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