cognitio

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • cognitio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cognitio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “cognitio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • cognitio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (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)