introductio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From intrōdūcō (to lead in), from intrō (into) + dūcō (to lead, to pull), + -tio (-tion, forming nouns from verbs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

intrōductiō f (genitive intrōductiōnis); third declension

  1. innovation
  2. (literature) A lead-in; an introduction, a preface

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative intrōductiō intrōductiōnēs
Genitive intrōductiōnis intrōductiōnum
Dative intrōductiōnī intrōductiōnibus
Accusative intrōductiōnem intrōductiōnēs
Ablative intrōductiōne intrōductiōnibus
Vocative intrōductiō intrōductiōnēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • introductio”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • introductio”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • introductio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette