ambitio

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑmbitio]
  • Hyphenation: am‧bi‧ti‧o

Noun[edit]

ambitio

  1. ambition

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ambitio (Kotus type 3/valtio, no gradation)
nominative ambitio ambitiot
genitive ambition ambitioiden
ambitioitten
partitive ambitiota ambitioita
illative ambitioon ambitioihin
singular plural
nominative ambitio ambitiot
accusative nom.? ambitio ambitiot
gen. ambition
genitive ambition ambitioiden
ambitioitten
partitive ambitiota ambitioita
inessive ambitiossa ambitioissa
elative ambitiosta ambitioista
illative ambitioon ambitioihin
adessive ambitiolla ambitioilla
ablative ambitiolta ambitioilta
allative ambitiolleˣ ambitioilleˣ
essive ambitiona ambitioina
translative ambitioksi ambitioiksi
instructive ambitioin
abessive ambitiotta ambitioitta
comitative ambitioineen

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ambiō (go around).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambitiō f (genitive ambitiōnis); third declension

  1. A going around or about; that which surrounds.
  2. A desire for one's favor or good will; excessive desire to please, flattery, adulation.
  3. A desire for honor, popularity, power or display; ambition; vanity.
  4. Partiality, favouritism.
  5. A great exertion.
  6. (in the time of the Republic) The going about of candidates for office in Rome, and the soliciting of citizens for their vote; candidature; canvassing.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ambitiō ambitiōnēs
genitive ambitiōnis ambitiōnum
dative ambitiōnī ambitiōnibus
accusative ambitiōnem ambitiōnēs
ablative ambitiōne ambitiōnibus
vocative ambitiō ambitiōnēs

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