flexio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From flectō (I bend, curve).

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Noun[edit]

flexiō f (genitive flexiōnis); third declension

  1. a bending, swaying, turning, winding
  2. a bend, curve
  3. (of the voice) modulation, inflection

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative flexiō flexiōnēs
genitive flexiōnis flexiōnum
dative flexiōnī flexiōnibus
accusative flexiōnem flexiōnēs
ablative flexiōne flexiōnibus
vocative flexiō flexiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • flexio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • flexio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “flexio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • flexio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)