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See also: mentió and mentío



From mēns (mind) +‎ -tiō.



mentiō f (genitive mentiōnis); third declension

  1. mention, a calling to mind


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mentiō mentiōnēs
genitive mentiōnis mentiōnum
dative mentiōnī mentiōnibus
accusative mentiōnem mentiōnēs
ablative mentiōne mentiōnibus
vocative mentiō mentiōnēs

Related terms[edit]



  • mentio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mentio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “mentio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.mentio”.
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to mention a thing: mentionem facere alicuius rei or de aliqua re
    • to mention a thing incidentally, casually: mentionem inicere de aliqua re or Acc. c. Inf.
    • to mention a thing incidentally, casually: in mentionem alicuius rei incidere
    • to mention a thing incidentally, casually: mentio alicuius rei incidit