imitatio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed from imitor (imitate) +‎ -tiō (-tion).

Noun[edit]

imitātiō f (genitive imitātiōnis); third declension

  1. imitation

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative imitātiō imitātiōnēs
genitive imitātiōnis imitātiōnum
dative imitātiōnī imitātiōnibus
accusative imitātiōnem imitātiōnēs
ablative imitātiōne imitātiōnibus
vocative imitātiō imitātiōnēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • imitatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • imitatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “imitatio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • imitatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • in everything nature defies imitation: in omni re vincit imitationem veritas
    • a lifelike picture of everyday life: morum ac vitae imitatio