excursio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

excurrō +‎ -tiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

excursiō f (genitive excursiōnis); third declension

  1. running forth
  2. sally, onset, attack

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative excursiō excursiōnēs
genitive excursiōnis excursiōnum
dative excursiōnī excursiōnibus
accusative excursiōnem excursiōnēs
ablative excursiōne excursiōnibus
vocative excursiō excursiōnēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • excursio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • excursio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • excursio” 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 make an inroad into hostile territory: excursionem in hostium agros facere
    • to make a sally, sortie from the town: crebras ex oppido excursiones facere (B. G. 2. 30)