natio

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

natio m (feminine singular natia, masculine plural nati, feminine plural natie)

  1. native (relating to a place of birth)

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *gnātiō. Equivalent to nāscor (to be born) +‎ -tiō (verbal abstract noun suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nātiō f (genitive nātiōnis); third declension

  1. birth
  2. nation, people
  3. race, class

Related terms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nātiō nātiōnēs
genitive nātiōnis nātiōnum
dative nātiōnī nātiōnibus
accusative nātiōnem nātiōnēs
ablative nātiōne nātiōnibus
vocative nātiō nātiōnēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • natio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • natio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “natio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • natio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • distant nations: longinquae nationes
    • an Englishman by birth: natione, genere Anglus