definitio

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

definitio

  1. definition

Declension[edit]

Inflection of definitio (Kotus type 3/valtio, no gradation)
nominative definitio definitiot
genitive definition definitioiden
definitioitten
partitive definitiota definitioita
illative definitioon definitioihin
singular plural
nominative definitio definitiot
accusative nom. definitio definitiot
gen. definition
genitive definition definitioiden
definitioitten
partitive definitiota definitioita
inessive definitiossa definitioissa
elative definitiosta definitioista
illative definitioon definitioihin
adessive definitiolla definitioilla
ablative definitiolta definitioilta
allative definitiolle definitioille
essive definitiona definitioina
translative definitioksi definitioiksi
instructive definitioin
abessive definitiotta definitioitta
comitative definitioineen

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from dēfīniō (I limit”, “I define) +‎ -tiō (-tion, noun-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dēfīnītiō f (genitive dēfīnītiōnis); third declension

  1. definition; precise description
  2. specification
  3. boundary, limit
  4. explanation
  5. classification
  6. pronouncement, ruling

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative dēfīnītiō dēfīnītiōnēs
genitive dēfīnītiōnis dēfīnītiōnum
dative dēfīnītiōnī dēfīnītiōnibus
accusative dēfīnītiōnem dēfīnītiōnēs
ablative dēfīnītiōne dēfīnītiōnibus
vocative dēfīnītiō dēfīnītiōnēs

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • definitio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • definitio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “definitio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • definitio” 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 start from a definition: a definitione proficisci