religio

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Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

religio (accusative singular religion, plural religioj, accusative plural religiojn)

  1. religion

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Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

religio (plural religii)

  1. religion

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Attested in classical Latin (1st century BC); frequently used by Cicero, who linked the word with relegō. Afterwards, the word was linked (mainly by Christian authors) to religō and obligātiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

religiō f (genitive religiōnis); third declension

  1. scrupulousness, conscientious exactness
  2. piety, religious scruple, religious awe, superstition, strict religious observance
  3. scruples, conscientiousness
  4. (of gods) sanctity
  5. an object of worship, holy thing, holy place

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative religiō religiōnēs
genitive religiōnis religiōnum
dative religiōnī religiōnibus
accusative religiōnem religiōnēs
ablative religiōne religiōnibus
vocative religiō religiōnēs

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Quotations[edit]

  • 1772-1778 Historia Ecclesiastica Islandiæ by Finnur Jónsson, chapter one (Google books)
    De introductione religionis Christianæ in Islandiam.
    Of the introduction of Christianity to Iceland.

References[edit]

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

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

religio

  1. vocative singular of religia