abdicatio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From abdicō (deny, refuse; renounce), from ab (of, from, by) + dicō (dedicate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abdicātiō f (genitive abdicātiōnis); third declension

  1. a renunciation
  2. action of disowning
  3. abdication

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative abdicātiō abdicātiōnēs
genitive abdicātiōnis abdicātiōnum
dative abdicātiōnī abdicātiōnibus
accusative abdicātiōnem abdicātiōnēs
ablative abdicātiōne abdicātiōnibus
vocative abdicātiō abdicātiōnēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • abdicatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • abdicatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • abdicatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • abdicatio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • abdicatio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • Professor Kidd, et al. Collins Gem Latin Dictionary. HarperCollins Publishers (Glasgow: 2004). ISBN 0-00-470763-X. page 1.