legatio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lēgō "send with a commission"

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lēgātio f (genitive lēgātiōnis); third declension

  1. ambassador (office, not person)
  2. embassy
  3. legation
  4. deputy-command

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lēgātio lēgātiōnēs
genitive lēgātiōnis lēgātiōnum
dative lēgātiōnī lēgātiōnibus
accusative lēgātiōnem lēgātiōnēs
ablative lēgātiōne lēgātiōnibus
vocative lēgātio lēgātiōnēs

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References[edit]

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