investigatio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From investīgō (track, investigate, search after).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /in.wes.tiːˈɡaː.ti.oː/, [ɪn.wɛs.tiːˈɡaː.ti.oː]

Noun[edit]

investīgātiō f (genitive investīgātiōnis); third declension

  1. inquiry, investigation
  2. research, search

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative investīgātiō investīgātiōnēs
genitive investīgātiōnis investīgātiōnum
dative investīgātiōnī investīgātiōnibus
accusative investīgātiōnem investīgātiōnēs
ablative investīgātiōne investīgātiōnibus
vocative investīgātiō investīgātiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • investigatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • investigatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • investigatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • zealous pursuit of truth: veri inquisitio atque investigatio
    • to devote oneself to the study of a natural science: se conferre ad naturae investigationem