contractio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From contrahō ‎(draw together, shorten).

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Noun[edit]

contractiō f ‎(genitive contractiōnis); third declension

  1. a contraction, drawing together
  2. abridgment, shortening
  3. dejection, despondency

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative contractiō contractiōnēs
genitive contractiōnis contractiōnum
dative contractiōnī contractiōnibus
accusative contractiōnem contractiōnēs
ablative contractiōne contractiōnibus
vocative contractiō contractiōnēs

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