petitio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From petō (I assault, attack, demand).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

petītiō f (genitive petītiōnis); third declension

  1. an attack, thrust, blow
  2. a request, petition, beseeching
  3. an applying for office
  4. (law) suit, claim
  5. (law) right of claim

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative petītiō petītiōnēs
genitive petītiōnis petītiōnum
dative petītiōnī petītiōnibus
accusative petītiōnem petītiōnēs
ablative petītiōne petītiōnibus
vocative petītiō petītiōnēs

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