factio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From faciō(I make, do) +‎ -tiō(action noun suffix), with a metaphorical primary meaning.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

factiō f ‎(genitive factiōnis); third declension

  1. a political faction, a group of people acting together
  2. a company of charioteers
  3. (rare) an act of making or doing; a preparation

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative factiō factiōnēs
genitive factiōnis factiōnum
dative factiōnī factiōnibus
accusative factiōnem factiōnēs
ablative factiōne factiōnibus
vocative factiō factiōnēs

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