legatio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lēgō (send with a commission)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lēgātiō f (genitive lēgātiōnis); third declension

  1. ambassador (office, not person)
  2. embassy
  3. legation
  4. deputy command

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lēgātiō lēgātiōnēs
genitive lēgātiōnis lēgātiōnum
dative lēgātiōnī lēgātiōnibus
accusative lēgātiōnem lēgātiōnēs
ablative lēgātiōne lēgātiōnibus
vocative lēgātiō lēgātiōnēs

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References[edit]

  • legatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • legatio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “legatio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • legatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • legatio in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016