sublatio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sublātus, perfect passive participle of tollō (raise, elevate; remove).

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /sub.ˈla.ti.oː/

Noun[edit]

sublātiō f (genitive sublātiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of lifting or raising up, elevation.
  2. The act of taking away, removal, sublation.
  3. (law) An abrogation, annulling.
  4. (in rhythm) An upward beat.
  5. (figuratively) Elevation, exaltation, elation.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sublātiō sublātiōnēs
genitive sublātiōnis sublātiōnum
dative sublātiōnī sublātiōnibus
accusative sublātiōnem sublātiōnēs
ablative sublātiōne sublātiōnibus
vocative sublātiō sublātiōnēs

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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