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compositiō f (genitive compositiōnis); third declension

  1. arrangement, combination
  2. union
  3. agreement, pact
  4. mixture (medicine)
  5. composition (music, prose)


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative compositiō compositiōnēs
genitive compositiōnis compositiōnum
dative compositiōnī compositiōnibus
accusative compositiōnem compositiōnēs
ablative compositiōne compositiōnibus
vocative compositiō compositiōnēs



  • compositio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • compositio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “compositio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • compositio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the structure of the sentence: compositio, structura verborum
  • compositio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016