lectio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From legō (I read, I gather).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lēctiō f (genitive lēctiōnis); third declension

  1. A picking, selecting
  2. A reading, perusal
    Lectio ulla sine delectatione.
    A reading without any enjoyment.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lēctiō lēctiōnēs
genitive lēctiōnis lēctiōnum
dative lēctiōnī lēctiōnibus
accusative lēctiōnem lēctiōnēs
ablative lēctiōne lēctiōnibus
vocative lēctiō lēctiōnēs

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References[edit]

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