oratio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ōrō ‎(to speak as an orator; plead; pray).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ōrātiō f ‎(genitive ōrātiōnis); third declension

  1. speech, discourse, language
  2. the power of speech
  3. manner or style of speaking
  4. oration
  5. eloquence
  6. sentence or clause expressing a complete sense
  7. imperial message
  8. prayer or address to a deity

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ōrātiō ōrātiōnēs
genitive ōrātiōnis ōrātiōnum
dative ōrātiōnī ōrātiōnibus
accusative ōrātiōnem ōrātiōnēs
ablative ōrātiōne ōrātiōnibus
vocative ōrātiō ōrātiōnēs

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