cognitio

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Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*ǵneh₃-

From cognitus, perfect passive participle of cognōscō (learn, know).

Noun[edit]

cognitiō f ‎(genitive cognitiōnis); third declension

  1. examination, inquiry, investigation
  2. learning, study (acquisition of knowledge)
  3. knowledge

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cognitiō cognitiōnēs
genitive cognitiōnis cognitiōnum
dative cognitiōnī cognitiōnibus
accusative cognitiōnem cognitiōnēs
ablative cognitiōne cognitiōnibus
vocative cognitiō cognitiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • cognitio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • cognitio” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be well-informed, erudite: multarum rerum cognitione imbutum esse (opp. litterarum or eruditionis expertem esse or [rerum] rudem esse)
    • to have innate ideas of the Godhead; to believe in the Deity by intuition: insitas (innatas) dei cognitiones habere (N. D. 1. 17. 44)