coniuratio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From coniūrō (swear together, unite; conspire), from con- (with, together) + iūro (swear or take an oath), from iūs (law, right, duty).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coniūrātiō f (genitive coniūrātiōnis); third declension

  1. a swearing together
  2. a conspiracy, plot; confederacy, band of conspirators
    • 1832, Gregory XVI, Mirari Vos
      Hic autem vestram volumus excitatam pro religione constantiam adversus foedissimam in clericalem coelibatum coniurationem […]

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative coniūrātiō coniūrātiōnēs
genitive coniūrātiōnis coniūrātiōnum
dative coniūrātiōnī coniūrātiōnibus
accusative coniūrātiōnem coniūrātiōnēs
ablative coniūrātiōne coniūrātiōnibus
vocative coniūrātiō coniūrātiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • coniuratio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • coniuratio” 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 form a conspiracy: coniurationem facere (Catil. 2. 4. 6)