aemulatio

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Etymology[edit]

From aemulor (I rival, emulate) +‎ -tiō.

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Noun[edit]

aemulātiō f (genitive aemulātiōnis); third declension

  1. The endeavor to be equal to or match another in something; emulation, ambition; rivalry, competition.
  2. Jealousy, envy, malevolence.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative aemulātiō aemulātiōnēs
Genitive aemulātiōnis aemulātiōnum
Dative aemulātiōnī aemulātiōnibus
Accusative aemulātiōnem aemulātiōnēs
Ablative aemulātiōne aemulātiōnibus
Vocative aemulātiō aemulātiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • aemulatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aemulatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aemulatio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the word aemulatio is employed with two meanings, in a good and a bad sense: aemulatio dupliciter dicitur, ut et in laude et in vitio hoc nomen sit