institutio

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Noun[edit]

īnstitūtiō f (genitive īnstitūtiōnis); third declension

  1. disposition, arrangement
  2. custom, manner
  3. instruction, education
  4. institution

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative īnstitūtiō īnstitūtiōnēs
genitive īnstitūtiōnis īnstitūtiōnum
dative īnstitūtiōnī īnstitūtiōnibus
accusative īnstitūtiōnem īnstitūtiōnēs
ablative īnstitūtiōne īnstitūtiōnibus
vocative īnstitūtiō īnstitūtiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • institutio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • institutio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “institutio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • institutio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the teaching of children: disciplina (institutio) puerilis (not liberorum)