translatio

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From trānsferō (transfer, carry over) (past participle stem translāt- or trālāt-). + abstract noun suffix -io-ion.”

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trānslātiō f (genitive trānslātiōnis); third declension

  1. Translation, in the broadest sense: the process of transferring or carrying something over from one thing to another; in particular:
    1. Translation of text from one language to another
    2. A transfer from a literal to a figurative meaning; a metaphor (compare the Ancient Greek μεταφορά with the same senses)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative trānslātiō trānslātiōnēs
genitive trānslātiōnis trānslātiōnum
dative trānslātiōnī trānslātiōnibus
accusative trānslātiōnem trānslātiōnēs
ablative trānslātiōne trānslātiōnibus
vocative trānslātiō trānslātiōnēs

Descendants[edit]