optio

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin optio.

Noun[edit]

optio

  1. (finance) Option (a contract giving the holder the right to buy or sell an asset at a set strike price).

Declension[edit]

Inflection of optio (Kotus type 3/valtio, no gradation)
nominative optio optiot
genitive option optioiden
optioitten
partitive optiota optioita
illative optioon optioihin
singular plural
nominative optio optiot
accusative nom. optio optiot
gen. option
genitive option optioiden
optioitten
partitive optiota optioita
inessive optiossa optioissa
elative optiosta optioista
illative optioon optioihin
adessive optiolla optioilla
ablative optiolta optioilta
allative optiolle optioille
essive optiona optioina
translative optioksi optioiksi
instructive optioin
abessive optiotta optioitta
comitative optioineen

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From optō (choose, select).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

optiō f (genitive optiōnis); third declension

  1. choosing, choice, preference, option

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative optiō optiōnēs
genitive optiōnis optiōnum
dative optiōnī optiōnibus
accusative optiōnem optiōnēs
ablative optiōne optiōnibus
vocative optiō optiōnēs

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

optiō m (genitive optiōnis); third declension

  1. helper, assistant
  2. (military) adjutant, aide-de-camp

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative optiō optiōnēs
genitive optiōnis optiōnum
dative optiōnī optiōnibus
accusative optiōnem optiōnēs
ablative optiōne optiōnibus
vocative optiō optiōnēs

References[edit]

  • optio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • optio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “optio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • optio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to give a person his choice: optionem alicui dare (Acad. 2. 7. 19)
    • to offer a person the alternative of... or..: optionem alicui dare, utrum...an
  • optio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin